Capsulotomy

Capsulotomy is a type of eye surgery in which an incision made into the capsule of the crystalline lens of the eye. In modern operations for cataract, the lens capsule is usually not removed. The most common forms of cataract surgery remove nearly all of the crystalline lens but do not remove the crystalline lens capsule (or the outer `bag” la.....
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capsulotomy

(kap″su-lot´ә-me) incision of a capsule, as that of the lens, the kidney, or a joint.
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Capsulotomy

• (n.) The incision of a capsule, esp. of that of the crystalline lens, as in a cataract operation.
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Capsulotomy

Cap`su·lot'o·my noun [ Capsule + Greek ... to cut.] (Surg.) The incision of a capsule, esp. of that of the crystalline lens, as in a cataract operation.
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capsulotomy

1. <procedure> Division of a capsule as around a breast implant. ... 2. Creation of an opening through a capsule; e.g., of a scar that might form around a foreign body. ... 3. Specifically, incision of the capsule of the lens in the extracapsular cataract operation. ... Origin: L. Capsula, capsule, + G. Tome, a cutting ... Renal capsulotomy, ...
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capsulotomy

Incision through a capsule; joint capsule
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capsulotomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: kap′sū-lot′ō-mē Definitions: 1. Division of a capsule, as around a breast implant or through scar tissue that might form around a foreign body. 2. Creation of an opening through a capsule; frequently done to gain entry into a joint. 3. Incision of the capsule of the lens in the extracapsular cata...
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