ophthalmoplegia

noun
oph·​thal·​mo·​ple·​gia | \ -ˈplē-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce ophthalmoplegia (audio) \

Medical Definition of ophthalmoplegia

: paralysis of some or all of the muscles of the eye

Other Words from ophthalmoplegia

ophthalmoplegic \ -​jik How to pronounce ophthalmoplegic (audio) \ adjective

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“Ophthalmoplegia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ophthalmoplegia. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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