A.an operation for eye-affections, wherein a spatula (cf. sq.) is introduced under the skin of the scalp to produce lines of scar tissue on the forehead, Gal.14.784, Paul.Aeg.6.6: cf. ὑπο-, περι-σκυφισμός.
Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon. revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones. with the assistance of. Roderick McKenzie. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1940.
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