autokeratoplasty


autokeratoplasty
Grafting of corneal tissue from one eye of a patient to the fellow eye. [auto- + G. keras, horn, + plastos, formed]

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au·to·ker·a·to·plas·ty (aw″to-kerґə-to-plas″te) [auto- + keratoplasty] corneal transplantation of tissue from one of the patient's eyes to the other one.

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