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a combining form occurring in compound words denoting a condition of sight or of the visual organs:
diplopia; hemeralopia; myopia.
Also, -opsia.
Origin of -opia
< Greek -ōpia, akin to ōpḗ view, look, ṓps eye, face Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -opia


combining form
indicating a visual defect or condition: myopia
Derived Forms
-opic, combining_form:in_adjective
Word Origin
from Greek, from ōps eye
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-opia in Medicine

-opia suff.
A visual condition or defect of a specified kind: anisometropia.

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