ophthalmic

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

adjective

of or relating to the eye; ocular.

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

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Medicine definitions for ophthalmic

ophthalmic

[ ŏf-thălmĭk, ŏp- ]

adj.

Of or relating to the eye; ocular.

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Culture definitions for ophthalmic

ophthalmic

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

A descriptive term for the eye.


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