Definitions for ophthalmologyˌɒf θəlˈmɒl ə dʒi, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp-

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  1. ophthalmology(noun)

    the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases

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  1. ophthalmology(Noun)

    The anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye.

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  1. Ophthalmology

    Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Since ophthalmologists perform operations on eyes, they are both surgical and medical specialists.

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  1. Ophthalmology

    A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.

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