ophthalmo-


a combining form meaning “eye,” used in the formation of compound words: ophthalmology.

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Also especially before a vowel, ophthalm-.

Origin of ophthalmo-

< Greek, combining form of ophthalmós
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British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmo-

ophthalmo-

before a vowel ophthalm-


combining form

indicating the eye or the eyeballophthalmoscope

Word Origin for ophthalmo-

from Greek ophthalmos eye 1
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Medical definitions for ophthalmo-

ophthalmo-

pref.

Eye; eyeball:ophthalmoscope.
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