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OPHTHALMIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ophthalmic mean? 

OPHTHALMIC (adjective)
  The adjective OPHTHALMIC has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to the eye
2. of or relating to ophthalmology

  Familiarity information: OPHTHALMIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OPHTHALMIC (adjective)


Sense 1ophthalmic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the eye

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

ophthalmic defect

Pertainym:

eye (the organ of sight)


Sense 2ophthalmic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to ophthalmology

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

ophthalmic surgery

Pertainym:

ophthalmology (the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases)


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