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ophthalmo-, 
  • a combining form meaning "eye,'' used in the formation of compound words:ophthalmology.
  • Also,[esp. before a vowel,] ophthalm-. 
    • Greek, combining form of ophthalmós


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    ophthalmo-, (before a vowel)ophthalm- combining form
    1. indicating the eye or the eyeball
    Etymology: from Greek ophthalmos eye1



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