Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of OPHTHALMIA

Pronunciation:  âf'thalmeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  severe conjunctivitis
 

OPHTHALMIA is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: ophthalmitis
 
 See Also: conjunctivitis, ophthalmia neonatorum, pinkeye

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oph*thal"mi*a\, n. [F. ophthalmie, L. ophthalmia,
fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? the eye, akin to E. optic. See {Optic}.]
(Med.)
An inflammation of the membranes or coats of the eye or of
the eyeball.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY