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
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British Dictionary definitions for -opia


n combining form

indicating a visual defect or conditionmyopia

Derived forms of -opia

-opic, adj combining form

Word Origin for -opia

from Greek, from ōps eye
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Medical definitions for -opia



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