Definition of -ophthalma
: ones having a (specified) eye —used in higher taxa especially of arthropods Edriophthalma Podophthalmia
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Origin and Etymology of -ophthalma
-ophthalma, New Latin, from Greek, neuter plural of adjective combining form -ophthalmos having a (specified) eye, from ophthalmos; -ophthalmia, New Latin, from Greek ophthalmos + New Latin -ia
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