ophthalmo-


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ophthalmo-

or ophthalm-
pref.
Eye; eyeball: ophthalmoscope.

[Greek, from ophthalmos, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

ophthalmo-

or before a vowel

ophthalm-

combining form
indicating the eye or the eyeball: ophthalmoscope.
[from Greek ophthalmos eye1]

ophthalmo-

a combining form meaning “eye”: ophthalmology.
[< Greek, comb. form of ophthalmós]
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