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pleoptics

[ plee-op-tiks ]
/ pliˈɒp tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)Ophthalmology.

the practice of treating the vision defect amblyopia.

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Origin of pleoptics

<German Pleoptik (1953), equivalent to ple(o)- pleo- + Optikoptics
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