Ophthalmo meaning

äfthalmō, äfthalmə; äpthalmō, äpthalmə
Ophthalmo is defined as for or related to the eyes.

An example of ophthalmo is ophthalmoscope, which is an instrument used to examine the inside of an eye.

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Eye; eyeball.

Ophthalmoscope.

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The eye or eyes.

Ophthalmoscope.

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Origin of ophthalmo

  • < Gr ophthalmos, akin to ōps, eye

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek from ophthalmos eye okw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition