ophthalmomyiasis

noun
oph·​thal·​mo·​my·​ia·​sis | \ äf-ˌthal-mō-mī-ˈī-ə-səs How to pronounce ophthalmomyiasis (audio) \
plural ophthalmomyiases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ophthalmomyiasis (audio) \

Medical Definition of ophthalmomyiasis

: infestation of the eye with fly larvae (as Oestrus ovis)

Learn More About ophthalmomyiasis

Dictionary Entries Near ophthalmomyiasis

ophthalmometry

ophthalmomyiasis

ophthalmoplastic

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Ophthalmomyiasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ophthalmomyiasis. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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