eye drops

plural noun \ ˈī-ˌdräps \
variants: or less commonly eyedrops
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of eye drops

: a medicated solution for the eyes that is applied in drops usually singular and hyphenated when used before another noun
  • Most cases of chronic glaucoma are treated with eye-drop medications that reduce pressure in the eye.
  • —Oz Hopkins Koglin

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First Known Use of eye drops

1762

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eye drops

noun plural
variants: also eyedrops \ˈī-ˌdräps\

medical Definition of eye drops

: a medicated solution for the eyes that is applied in drops

eye-drop

\-ˌdräp\ or eyedrop adjective

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