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Medical Term:

epikeratoprosthesis

Pronunciation: ep'i-ker'a-to-pros'the-sis

Definition: A contact lens attached to the corneal stroma to replace the epithelium.

[epi- + G. keras, horn, + prosthesis, an addition]

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