ophthalmia

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noun oph·thal·mia \äf-ˈthal-mē-ə, äp-\

Definition of ophthalmia

  1. :  inflammation of the conjunctiva or the eyeball

Origin and Etymology of ophthalmia

Middle English obtalmia, from Late Latin ophthalmia, from Greek, from ophthalmos eye; akin to Greek ōps eye — more at eye


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ophthalmia

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noun oph·thal·mia \äf-ˈthal-mē-ə, äp-\

Medical Definition of ophthalmia

  1. :  inflammation of the conjunctiva or the eyeball


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