ophthalmitis


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oph·thal·mi·tis

 (ŏf′thəl-mī′tĭs, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
n.
Inflammation of the eye.
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ophthalmitis

(ˌɒfθælˈmaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of the eye
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ophthalmitis - severe conjunctivitis
ophthalmia neonatorum - ophthalmia in newborns; contracted while passing through the birth canal; usually prevented with silver nitrate drops
conjunctivitis, pinkeye - inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
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oph·thal·mi·tis

n. oftalmitis, condición inflamatoria del ojo.
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