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