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[of-thal-mahy-tis, -thuh l-, op-] /ˌɒf θælˈmaɪ tɪs, -θəl-, ˌɒp-/

noun, Ophthalmology.
inflammation of the eye

ophthalmitis oph·thal·mi·tis (ŏf’thəl-mī’tĭs, ŏp’-)
See ophthalmia.


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