- Transverse division of some of the fibers of the iris, forming an artificial pupil. [irido- + G. tome, incision]
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* * *n.an operation on the eye in which an incision is made in the iris using a knife or a YAG laser.
* * *iri·dot·o·my (ir″ĭ-dotґə-me) [irido- + -tomy] incision of the iris, as in creating an artificial pupil.
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