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ophthalmia definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: severe conjunctivitis [syn: ophthalmia, ophthalmitis]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English obtalmia, from Late Latin ophthalmia, from Greek, from ophthalmos eye; akin to Greek ?ps eye more at eye Date: 14th century inflammation of the conjunctiva or the eyeball

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an inflammation of the eye, esp. conjunctivitis. Etymology: LL f. Gk f. ophthalmos eye

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ophthalmia Oph*thal"mi*a, n. [F. ophthalmie, L. ophthalmia, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? the eye, akin to E. optic. See Optic.] (Med.) An inflammation of the membranes or coats of the eye or of the eyeball.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. [L.] See ophthalmy.



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