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Definition of ophthalmology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ophthalmology

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɑfθəˈmɑlədʒi//
 
, NAmE//ˌɑfθəlˈmɑlədʒi//
 
, NAmE//ˌɑpθəˈmɑlədʒi//
 
, NAmE//ˌɑpθəlˈmɑlədʒi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the scientific study of the eye and its diseases
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ophthalmology