1. [ noun ] (medicine,surgery) the act of replacing a damaged or diseased cornea with another cornea taken from a donor (usually a donor who has recently died)
Synonyms: corneal_graft corneal_transplant
Related terms: plastic_surgery transplant epikeratophakia
2. [ noun ] (medicine,surgery) a surgical procedure in which part or all of the cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
Synonyms: corneal_gaft
Related terms: operation plastic_surgery epikeratophakia