ophthalmitis

[of-thal-mahy-tis, -thuh l-, op-]

Origin of ophthalmitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at ophthalm-, -itis
Related formsoph·thal·mit·ic [of-thal-mit-ik, -thuh l-, op-] /ˌɒf θælˈmɪt ɪk, -θəl-, ˌɒp-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmitis

ophthalmitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the eye
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ophthalmitis in Medicine

ophthalmitis

[ŏf′thəl-mītĭs, ŏp′-]
n.
  1. ophthalmia
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