\\ˌkapsəˈlektəmē also -syə-\ noun (-es)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary capsul- + -ectomy
: excision of a capsule (as of a joint, kidney, or lens)

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  • capsulectomy — Removal of a capsule, as around an implant or scarred tissue. * * * cap·su·lec·to·my .kap sə lek tə mē n, pl mies excision of a capsule (as of a joint, kidney, or lens) * * * cap·su·lec·to·my (kap″su lekґtə me) [capsule + ectomy]… …   Medical dictionary

  • capsulectomy — cap·sul·ec·to·my …   English syllables

  • renal capsulectomy — see under decapsulation …   Medical dictionary

  • Cataract surgery — Intervention Cataract in Human Eye Magnified view seen on examination with a slit lamp ICD 9 CM …   Wikipedia

  • decapsulation — Incision and removal of a capsule or enveloping membrane. d. of kidney removing or stripping off the capsule of the kidney. * * * n. see decortication * * * de·cap·su·la·tion (de kap″su laґshən) …   Medical dictionary

  • renal decapsulation — surgical removal of the capsule of the kidney; called also renal capsulectomy …   Medical dictionary

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