Definition of Strabotomy

1. Noun. The surgical operation of cutting a muscle or tendon of the eye in order to correct strabismus.




Definition of Strabotomy

1. n. The operation for the removal of squinting by the division of such muscles as distort the eyeball.

Definition of Strabotomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical procedure of cutting or making an incision in a muscle or tendon of the eye to correct strabismus, or squint. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strabotomy

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strabism
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strabotomy (current term)
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Literary usage of Strabotomy

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1. Ophthalmic Surgery; a Treatise on Surgical Operations Pertaining to the Eye by Charles Heady Beard (1910)
"The last mentioned, however, was the original idea, and upon it was based the primitive operation of strabotomy. To this day the Germans call the muscle ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1863)
"The operation of strabotomy is by no means confined in its useful application to the cure of deformity. We also aim thereby to re-establish the adjustment ..."

3. A Manual of Operative Surgery by Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1878)
"PAGE Bowman's scoop, 274 Bowman's scoop, 274 Curette and mouthpiece for removal of cataract by suction, 275 Fine-toothed forceps for strabotomy, ..."

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