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Meaning of OPHTHALMIC

Pronunciation:  âf'thalmik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of or relating to ophthalmology; "ophthalmic surgery"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the eye; "ophthalmic defect"
 

OPHTHALMIC is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oph*thal"mic\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. ophthalmique. See
{Ophthalmia}.] (Anat.)
Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the eye; ocular; as
the ophthalmic, or orbitonasal, nerve, a division of the
trigeminal, which gives branches to the lachrymal gland,
eyelids, nose, and forehead.

{Ophthalmic region} (Zo["o]l.), the space around the eyes.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The term "ophthalmic" is an adjective which refers to the eye.
 

 

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