What does ophthalmia mean?

Definitions for ophthalmiaɒfˈθæl mi ə, ɒp-

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Princeton's WordNet

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ophthalmia

    of-thal′mi-a, n. inflammation of the eye—also Ophthal′my.—adj. Ophthal′mic, pertaining to the eye.—ns. Ophthal′mist, Ophthalmol′ogist, one skilled in ophthalmology; Ophthalmī′tis, inflammation of the eyeball; Ophthalmodyn′ia, pain, esp. rheumatic pain, of the eye; Ophthalmog′raphy, a description of the eye.—adjs. Ophthalmolog′ic, -al.—ns. Ophthalmol′ogy, the science of the eye, its structure and functions; Ophthalmom′eter, an instrument for eye-measurements; Ophthalmom′etry, the making of such; Ophthalmoplē′gia, paralysis of one or more of the muscles of the eye; Ophthal′moscope, an instrument for examining the interior of the eye.—adjs. Ophthalmoscop′ic, -al.—adv. Ophthalmoscop′ically.—ns. Ophthal′moscopy, examination of the interior of the eye with the ophthalmoscope; Ophthalmot′omy, dissection of the eye: an incision into the eye. [Gr.,—ophthalmos, eye.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ophthalmia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ophthalmia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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