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iridesis, iridodesis
1. Ligature (filament or thread used to tie something) of a portion of the iris brought out through a surgical incision in the cornea.
2. Repositioning of the pupil of the eye by fixation of a sector of iris in a corneal or limbal incision.
3. Iris inclusion surgery for glaucoma, in which the iris is interposed in a corneoscleral (cornea and white outer coat of the eyeball) incision to block its closure.
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