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ophthalmology

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noun oph·thal·mol·o·gy \-ˈmä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of ophthalmology

  • medical : the study of the structure, functions, and diseases of the eye

Full Definition of ophthalmology

  1. :  a branch of medical science dealing with the structure, functions, and diseases of the eye

oph·thal·mo·log·ic play \-mə-ˈlä-jik\ or oph·thal·mo·log·i·cal play \-ji-kəl\ adjective
oph·thal·mo·log·i·cal·ly play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Circa 1842

First Known Use of ophthalmology

circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

ophthalmology

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noun oph·thal·mol·o·gy \-ˈmäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of ophthalmology

plural oph·thal·mol·o·gies

  1. :  a branch of medical science dealing with the structure, functions, and diseases of the eye

  2. oph·thal·mo·log·ic \-mə-ˈläj-ik\play or oph·thal·mo·log·i·cal \-i-kəl\play adjective
    oph·thal·mo·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb





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