artificial pupil

artificial pupil
a pupil made by iridectomy.

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  • eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …   Universalium

  • Iridectomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 12.1 MeSH …   Wikipedia

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  • iridocystectomy — An operation for making an artificial pupil when posterior synechiae follow extracapsular extraction of cataract; the border of the iris and a portion of the capsule of the lens are drawn out through an incision …   Medical dictionary

  • iridotomy — Transverse division of some of the fibers of the iris, forming an artificial pupil. [irido + G. tome, incision] laser i. peripheral iridectomy as performed by laser. * * * iri·dot·o·my .ir ə dät ə mē, .īr …   Medical dictionary

  • Coreplastic — Coreplasty Cor e*plas ty (k[o^]r [ e]*pl[a^]s t[y^]), n. [Gr. ko rh pupil + plasty.] (Med.) A plastic operation on the pupil, as for forming an artificial pupil. {Cor e*plas tic} ( pl[a^]s t[i^]k), a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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