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Allokeratoplastika (allokeratoplastica; Greek allos – another, excellent, other, the Greek keras changed +, keratos – horn substance, a horn + Greek plastike – education, formation; synonym: a gomokeratoplastika) – a keratoplasty (plastic surgery which consists in substitution patholologically of the changed cornea or its part a transplant) with use of the cornea taken from other person.

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