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ophthalmic

[ of-thal-mik, op- ]
/ ɒfˈθæl mɪk, ɒp- /
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adjective

of or relating to the eye; ocular.

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Origin of ophthalmic

1595–1605; <Latin ophthalmicus<Greek ophthalmikós, equivalent to ophthalm(ós) eye + -ikos-ic
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British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmic

ophthalmic
/ (ɒfˈθælmɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to the eye
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for ophthalmic

ophthalmic
[ ŏf-thălmĭk, ŏp- ]

adj.

Of or relating to the eye; ocular.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Cultural definitions for ophthalmic

ophthalmic
[ (of-thal-mik, op-thal-mik) ]

A descriptive term for the eye.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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