Origin of ophthalmia
OTHER WORDS FROM ophthalmiaoph·thal·mi·ac [of-thal-mee-ak, op-], /ɒfˈθæl miˌæk, ɒp-/, noun
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How to use ophthalmia in a sentence
The prevalent disease of the time we live in is ophthalmia of intellect, affecting the higher classes.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
To this foul dust is due the terrible amount of ophthalmia and consequent blindness so prevalent throughout the East.Life and sport in China|Oliver G. Ready
Ophthalmia, of-thal′mi-a, n. inflammation of the eye—also Ophthal′my.
A very ragged girl, sorely afflicted with ophthalmia, stood among the ashes doing nothing.Notes on Old Edinburgh|Isabella L. Bird
In Japan the stones are accounted of medicinal value, while in Burma and Assam they are infallible specifics for ophthalmia.