- of or relating to the eye; ocular.
Origin of ophthalmic
Examples from the Web for ophthalmic
Zahau quit her job as an ophthalmic technician last December to spend more time with Shacknai and his family.Mogul Mansion Mystery’s Sad Ending
September 2, 2011
Have you ever been to an ophthalmic hospital or a blind asylum?My New Curate
(1⁄200 grain) of the salt are officinal, and used by ophthalmic surgeons.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
Every ophthalmic surgeon will tell you that he has had a number of such cases.
The superficial ophthalmic branch is clearly equivalent to the ophthalmic branch of the seventh.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
An ophthalmic department was opened on the first floor, providing accommodation for out-patients as well as in-patients.The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt
James W. Barrett
- of or relating to the eye
Word Origin and History for ophthalmic
"pertaining to the eye," early 18c., from Latin ophthalmicus, from Greek ophthalmikos "pertaining to the eye," from ophthalmos "eye" (see ophthalmo-).
- Of or relating to the eye; ocular.
A descriptive term for the eye.