Medical Definition of Keratoepithelioplasty

1. A surgical procedure for the repair of persistent corneal epithelial defects. All the corneal epithelium is removed from the recipient cornea, and small pieces of donor cornea, with epithelium attached, are placed at the corneoscleral limbus. The donor corneal eplithelium grows and spreads out to cover the recipient cornea. Origin: kerato-+ epithelio-+ G. Plastos, formed (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratoepithelioplasty

keratocyst
keratocyte
keratocytes
keratoderma blennorrhagica
keratoderma blennorrhagicum
keratoderma eccentrica
keratoderma plantare sulcatum
keratodermia
keratoectasia
keratoelastoidosis
keratoelastoidosis marginalis
keratoepithelioplasty (current term)
keratogenetic
keratogenous membrane
keratoglossus
keratography
keratohyal
keratohyalin
keratohyalin granule
keratohyalin granules
keratoid exanthema
keratoidea

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