[ of-thuh l-mol-uh-jee, -thuh-, -thal-, op- ]
/ ˌɒf θəlˈmɒl ə dʒi, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp- /
the branch of medical science dealing with the anatomy, functions, and diseases of the eye.
, ophthalmomandibulomelic dysplasia
Related formsoph·thal·mo·log·i·cal [of-thal-muh-loj-i-kuh l, op-] /ɒfˌθæl məˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ɒp-/, oph·thal·mo·log·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for ophthalmology
Rebecca wanted to be an ophthalmology technician because “she enjoyed correcting visions and the end result.”
Rather, he organized his own certifying program for ophthalmology based right there in his hometown of Bowling Green.
In the Hospital proper, there are mens and womens wards for surgery, medicine, ophthalmology and gyncology.
In fact it is hardly possible to over-estimate its value in ophthalmology.
British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmology
the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
Derived Formsophthalmological (ɒfˌθælməˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjective
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Medicine definitions for ophthalmology
[ ŏf′thəl-mŏl′ə-jē, -thăl-, ŏp′- ]
The branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye.
Related formsoph•thal′mo•log′ic (-thăl′mə-lŏj′ĭk) null adj.
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Science definitions for ophthalmology
[ ŏf′thəl-mŏl′ə-jē, ŏp′- ]
The scientific study of the eye, its diseases, and their treatment.
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Culture definitions for ophthalmology
[ (of-thuhl-mol-uh-jee, of-thuh-mol-uh-jee) ]
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the eye.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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