ophthalmia

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ophthalmia \Oph*thal"mi*a\ ([o^]f*th[a^]l"m[i^]*[.a]), noun [F. ophthalmie, L. ophthalmia, fr. Gr. 'ofqalmi'a, fr. 'ofqalmo's the eye, akin to E. optic. See {Optic}.] (Med.) An inflammation of the membranes or coats of the eye or of the eyeball.

Syn: ophthalmitis.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ophthalmia

noun

1: severe conjunctivitis [syn: {ophthalmia}, {ophthalmitis}]


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