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oph·thal·mol·o·gy

 (ŏf′thəl-mŏl′ə-jē, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the eye.

oph·thal′mo·log′ic (-thăl′mə-lŏj′ĭk), oph·thal′mo·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
oph·thal′mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.

ophthalmology

(ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
ophthalmological adj

oph•thal•mol•o•gy

(ˌɒf θəlˈmɒl ə dʒi, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp-)

n.
the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy, functions, and diseases of the eye.
[1835–45]
oph•thal`mo•log′i•cal (-məˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) oph•thal`mo•log′ic, adj.

oph·thal·mol·o·gy

(ŏf′thəl-mŏl′ə-jē, ŏp′thəl-mŏl′ə-jē)
The branch of medicine that deals with the eye, its diseases, and their treatment.

ophthalmology

the branch of medical science that studies the eyes, their diseases and defects. — ophthalmologist, n. — ophthalmologic, ophthalmological, adj.
See also: Eyes
the medical specialty that studies and treats diseases of the eye. — ophthalmologist, n. — ophthalmological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties

ophthalmology

The branch of medicine that deals with the eye and eye diseases.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ophthalmology - the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseasesophthalmology - the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
slit lamp - (ophthalmology) a lamp that emits a narrow but intense beam of light that enables an ophthalmologist, using a microscope, to view the retina and optic nerve
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
ametropia - (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia
emmetropia - (ophthalmology) the normal refractive condition of the eye in which there is clear focus of light on the retina
myopia, nearsightedness, shortsightedness - (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred
astigmatism, astigmia - (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
Translations
oftalmologie
AugenheilkundeOphthalmiatrieOphthalmiatrikOphthalmologie
silmätautioppi
안과
oogheelkunde

ophthalmology

[ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪ] Noftalmología f

ophthalmology

[ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒi] nophtalmologie f

ophthalmology

nAugenheilkunde f, → Ophthalmologie f (spec)

ophthalmology

[ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪ] noculistica

oph·thal·mol·o·gy

n. oftalmología, rama de la medicina que trata del estudio del ojo y trastornos de la vista.

ophthalmology

n oftalmología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa de los ojos y sus enfermedades
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