ophthalmo-, ophthalm-

Relationship to the eye. SEE ALSO: oculo-. [G. ophthalmos]

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  • ophthalmo- — [äf thal′mō, äf thal′mə] [< Gr ophthalmos, akin to ōps,EYE] combining form the eye or eyes [ophthalmoscope]: also, before a vowel, prefix combining form ophthalm …   English World dictionary

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  • ophthalm... — oph|thalm..., Oph|thalm... vgl. ↑ophthalmo..., Ophthalmo …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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