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ophthalmitis

[ of-thal-mahy-tis, -thuhl-, op- ]
/ ˌɒf θælˈmaɪ tɪs, -θəl-, ˌɒp- /
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noun Ophthalmology.
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Origin of ophthalmitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at ophthalm-, -itis

OTHER WORDS FROM ophthalmitis

oph·thal·mit·ic [of-thal-mit-ik, -thuhl-, op-], /ˌɒf θælˈmɪt ɪk, -θəl-, ˌɒp-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmitis

ophthalmitis
/ (ˌɒfθælˈmaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the eye
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Medical definitions for ophthalmitis

ophthalmitis
[ ŏf′thəl-mītĭs, ŏp′- ]

n.
ophthalmia
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