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1. ophthalmology

noun. ['ˌɑːpθəˈmɑːlədʒi, ˌɑːfθəˈmɑːlədʒi'] the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases.

Synonyms

  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • ophthalmo- (English)
  • ὀφθαλμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word ophthalmology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Graduates also choose elective rotations in other areas of internal medicine, such as dermatology and ophthalmology, and in subspecialties of internal medicine, such as rheumatology and medical oncology.

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