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[of-thal-mik, op-] /ɒfˈθæl mɪk, ɒp-/

of or relating to the eye; ocular.
of or relating to the eye

“pertaining to the eye,” early 18c., from Latin ophthalmicus, from Greek ophthalmikos “pertaining to the eye,” from ophthalmos “eye” (see ophthalmo-).

ophthalmic oph·thal·mic (ŏf-thāl’mĭk, ŏp-)
Of or relating to the eye; ocular.
ophthalmic [(of-thal-mik, op-thal-mik)]

A descriptive term for the eye.


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