Medical Dictionary

ophthalmia neonatorum

play
noun ophthalmia neo·na·to·rum \-ˌnē-ə-nə-ˈtōr-əm\

Medical Definition of ophthalmia neonatorum

  1. :  acute inflammation of the eyes of a newborn from infection during passage through the birth canal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ophthalmia neonatorum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

clear to the understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!