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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ophthalmology

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

ophthalmologic play \-mə-ˈlä-jik\ or ophthalmological play \-ji-kəl\ adjective
ophthalmologically 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 ophthalmologies

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

ophthalmologic \-mə-ˈläj-ik\play or ophthalmological \-i-kəl\play adjective
ophthalmologically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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