Skip to Content

discission

Pronunciation: di-sish'un

Definition:

  1. Incision or cutting through a part.
  2. In ophthalmology, opening of the capsule and breaking up of the cortex of the lens with a needle knife or laser.

[L. di- scindo, pp. -scissus, to tear asunder]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide