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oph·thal·mi·a

 (ŏf-thăl′mē-ə, ŏp-)
n.
Inflammation of the eye, especially of the conjunctiva.

[Middle English obtalmia, from Old French obtalmie and Medieval Latin obtalmia, both from Late Latin ophthalmia, from Greek ophthalmiā, from ophthalmos, eye; see ophthalmo-.]
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ophthalmia

(ɒfˈθælmɪə)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of the eye, often including the conjunctiva
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek, from ophthalmos eye; see optic]
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oph•thal•mi•a

(ɒfˈθæl mi ə, ɒp-)

n.
inflammation of the eye, esp. of its membranes or external structures.
[1350–1400; Middle English obtalmia < Medieval Latin ophthalmia, Late Latin < Greek ophthalmía=ophthalm(ós) eye + -ia -ia]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ophthalmia - 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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Translations

ophthalmia

[ɒfˈθælmɪə] Noftalmía f
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ophthalmia

[ɒfˈθælmɪə] noftalmia
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oph·thal·mi·a

n. oftalmía.
1. conjuntivitis severa;
2. infl. interna del ojo.
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