Definition of ophthalmology in English:
The branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye.
- He entered St Mary's Hospital Medical School in 1933 and while there won prize exams in surgery, ophthalmology, and obstetrics and gynaecology.
- Carmeda is conducting research in key sectors such as ophthalmology, orthopedics, and neurology.
- Most of the work will be in orthopaedics and ophthalmology - specialties with the longest waiting lists.
- Example sentences
- As an aside, the report does not indicate whether any underlying eye disease was fortuitously diagnosed by the ophthalmological referrals.
- Full ophthalmological assessment can help narrow the differential diagnosis.
- Scientists are learning more about how diabetes affects the cardiovascular, renal, nervous, and ophthalmological systems.
Pronunciation: /ˌɒfθalməˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/ /ˌɒpθalməˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/adjective
Definition of ophthalmology in:
- US English dictionary
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