Ophthalmologic



[of-thuh l-mol-uh-jee, -thuh-, -thal-, op-] /ˌɒf θəlˈmɒl ə dʒi, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp-/

noun
1.
the branch of medical science dealing with the anatomy, functions, and diseases of the eye.
/ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
n.

1842; see ophthalmo- + -logy. Related: Ophthalmological.

ophthalmology oph·thal·mol·o·gy (ŏf’thəl-mŏl’ə-jē, -thāl-, ŏp’-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye.
oph·thal’mo·log’ic (-thāl’mə-lŏj’ĭk) or oph·thal’mo·log’i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ophthalmology
(ŏf’thəl-mŏl’ə-jē, ŏp’-)
The scientific study of the eye, its diseases, and their treatment.
ophthalmology [(of-thuhl-mol-uh-jee, of-thuh-mol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the eye.

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