Meaning of intraocular lens

in'traoc'ular lens'

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— Ophthalm. Ophthalm.
  1. a plastic lens implanted surgically to replace the eye's natural crystalline lens, usually because the natural lens has developed a cataract. Also calledCf. contact lens.
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