n. incision into ciliary muscle.
   ♦ cyclotome, n. instrument used in this.
   ♦ cyclotomic, a.

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  • cyclotomy — /suy klot euh mee/, n., pl. cyclotomies. 1. Surg. incision of the ciliary muscle. 2. Geom. the process of dividing a circle into a specific number of equal parts. [1875 80; CYCLO + TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • cyclotome — cy·clo·tome sī klə .tōm n a knife used in cyclotomy * * * cy·clo·tome (siґklo tōm) [cyclo + tome] a cutting instrument for use in cyclotomy or other operations upon the eye …   Medical dictionary

  • cyclotomic — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at cyclo +|tämik adjective : of or relating to cyclotomy II. adjective : relating to, being, or containing a polynomial of the form xp 1 + x …   Useful english dictionary

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