Definitions for ophthalmiaɒfˈθæl mi ə, ɒp-

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  1. ophthalmia, ophthalmitis(noun)

    severe conjunctivitis


  1. ophthalmia(Noun)



  1. Ophthalmia

    Ophthalmia is inflammation of the eye. It is a medical sign which may be indicative of various conditions, including sympathetic ophthalmia, gonococcal ophthalmia, trachoma or "Egyptian" ophthalmia, ophthalmia neonatorum, actinic conjunctivitis, and others.


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