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Meaning of "ophthalmia" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OPHTHALMIA

Via Late Latin from Greek, from ophthalmos eye.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OPHTHALMIA

ophthalmia  [ɒfˈθælmɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OPHTHALMIA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ophthalmia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OPHTHALMIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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.

Definition of ophthalmia in the English dictionary

The definition of ophthalmia in the dictionary is inflammation of the eye, often including the conjunctiva.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OPHTHALMIA


academia
ˌækəˈdiːmɪə
Ajmer
ʌdʒˈmɪə
amir
əˈmɪə
anemia
əˈniːmɪə
Bohemia
bəʊˈhiːmɪə
cashmere
ˈkæʃmɪə
Crimea
kraɪˈmɪə
emir
ɛˈmɪə
exophthalmia
ˌɛksɒfˈθælmɪə
holmia
ˈhɒlmɪə
Izmir
ˈɪzmɪə
kalmia
ˈkælmɪə
kashmir
ˈkæʃmɪə
mere
mɪə
panophthalmia
ˌpænɒfˈθælmɪə
smear
smɪə
Thirlmere
ˈθɜːlmɪə
Vermeer
vɛəˈmɪə
Windermere
ˈwɪndəˌmɪə
xerophthalmia
ˌzɪərɒfˈθælmɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OPHTHALMIA

ophiura
ophiuroid
ophthal.
ophthalmic
ophthalmic optician
ophthalmist
ophthalmitis
ophthalmol.
ophthalmologic
ophthalmological
ophthalmologist
ophthalmology
ophthalmometer
ophthalmometry
ophthalmophobia
ophthalmoplegia
ophthalmoscope
ophthalmoscopic
ophthalmoscopy

WORDS THAT END LIKE OPHTHALMIA

Accademia
amia
anaemia
anosmia
arrhythmia
azoospermia
bulimia
hyperglycaemia
hyperlipidaemia
hypoglycaemia
hypoglycemia
hypothermia
ischemia
lamia
leukaemia
Mesopotamia
mummia
thalassaemia
viremia
zamia

Synonyms and antonyms of ophthalmia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ophthalmia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OPHTHALMIA

Find out the translation of ophthalmia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ophthalmia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ophthalmia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

眼炎
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oftalmía
570 millions of speakers

English

ophthalmia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आफ़्टलमीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الرمد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

офтальмия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oftalmia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চোখ উঠা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ophtalmie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oftalmia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Augenentzündung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

眼炎
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

안염
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ophthalmia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bịnh xưng mắt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண் அழற்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नेत्ररोग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

göz iltihabı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oftalmia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapalenie oka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

офтальмія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oftalmie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οφθαλμία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oftalmie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

OFTALMI
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ophthalmia
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ophthalmia

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OPHTHALMIA»

The term «ophthalmia» is regularly used and occupies the 88.323 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OPHTHALMIA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ophthalmia» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ophthalmia» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ophthalmia

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OPHTHALMIA»

Discover the use of ophthalmia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ophthalmia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Ophthalmia of Ireland: Its Nature, Effects and Treatment
John WILLIAMS (A.B., T.C.D.). THE OPHTHALMIA OF IRELAND. CHAP. III. INFLAMMATION OF THE CONJUNCTIVA. CHRONIC FORM WITH GRANULAR LIDS. This form of conjunctival inflammation may be regarded as peculiar to the more ...
John WILLIAMS (A.B., T.C.D.), 1857
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An essay on the ophthalmia or inflammation of the eyes and ...
The Ophthalmia is an inflammation of the Tunica Conjunctiva, or other Membranes of the Eye, attended with great pain, heat, and a saline, acrimonious discharge, which, occasions an intolerable smarting, and sometimes excoriates the cheek, ...
William Rowley, 1771
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Clinical Ocular Pharmacology
(Courtesy William Wallace,O.D.) Other Bacterial Etiologies in Ophthalmia Neonatorum. Many cases of ophthalmia neonatorum result from nongonococcal bacterial infections. S. aureus, Haemophilus species,Streptococcus viridans, E. coli,and ...
Jimmy D. Bartlett, Siret D. Jaanus, 2008
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Roy and Fraunfelder's Current Ocular Therapy
F. Hampton Roy, MD, FACS Little Rock, Arkansas Sympathetic ophthalmia, is a rare, bilateral, granulomatous panuveitis that occurs a few days to many years after accidental penetrating ocular injury or ocular surgery. Both the injured, eye ...
Frederick Hampton Roy, Frederick W. Fraunfelder, Frederick T. Fraunfelder, 2008
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A Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye
CHRONIC OPHTHALMIA. Inflammation of the eye is not always characterised by the same violent symptoms, nor does it always require the active treatment which I have just described. We often meet with cases in which there is preternatural ...
Sir William Lawrence, 1833
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Encyclopædia britannica: or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, ...
47. Inflammatio oculorum, Hoffm. II. 165. Ophthalmia taraxis, Sauv. sp. I. Ophthalmia humida, Sauv. sp. 8. Ophthalmia chemosis, Sauv. sp. 12. Ophthalmia eryiipelatosa, Sauv. sp. 7. Ophthalmia pustulosa, Sauv. sp. 6. Ophthalmia phlyctænodes ...
Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig, 1797
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ...
Ophthalmia taraxis, Sauv. sp. I. Ophthalmia humida, Sauv. sp. 8. Ophthalmia chcmosis, Sauv. sp. 1 2. Ophthalmia erysipelatoGi, Sauv, sp. 7. Ophthalmia pustulosa, Sauv. sp. 6. Ophthalmia phlyctænodes, Sauv. sp. 21, Ophthalmia choroeidea ...
‎1810
8
Ocular Trauma: Principles and Practice
Sympathetic ophthalmia: induced by vitrectomy not by trauma. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 1984;28:75-79. 17. Maisel JM, Vorwerk PA. Sympathetic uveitis after giant tear repair. Retina. 1989;9:122-126. 18. Wilson-Holt N, Hing S, Taylor DSI. Bilateral ...
Ferenc Kuhn, Dante J. Pieramici, 2011
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The Edinburgh practice of physic and surgery: preceded by an ...
Ophthalmia taraxis, Sauv. sp. 1. Ophthalmia humida, Sauv. sp. 8. Ophthalmia chemosis, Sauv. l'p, 12. Ophthalmia erylipclatosa, 'Sauv sp. 7. Ophthalmia- puftulosa, Sauv. sp. 6. Ophthalmia phlyctænudes, Sauv. sp. 21, Ophthalmia choroideæ ...
‎1800
10
Uveitis and Immunological Disorders
Albert DM, Diaz-Rohena R. A historical review of sympathetic ophthalmia and its epidemiology. Surv Ophthalmol 1989;34:1–14. 2. Babel J. Syndrome de Vogt- Koyanagi (uveite bilaterale, poliosis, alopecie, vitiligo et dys- acousie). Schweiz ...
Uwe Pleyer, C. Stephen Foster, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OPHTHALMIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ophthalmia is used in the context of the following news items.
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How serious are cataracts in horses? [H&H VIP]
... a group of as yet incompletely understood diseases, including equine recurrent uveitis or periodic ophthalmia (so-called moon blindness). «Horse & Hound, May 15»
2
Topical treatment with fresh human milk versus emollient on atopic …
Ibhanesebhor SE, Otobo ES. In vitro activity of human milk against the causative organisms of ophthalmia neonatorum in Benin City. Nigeria J ... «BMC Blogs Network, May 15»
3
Coming to terms with congenital cataract
... to vitamin A deficiency, measles infection, ophthalmia neonatorum, and the effects of harmful traditional eye remedies (Gilbert & Foster, 2001) ... «Daily News & Analysis, Apr 15»
4
Antibiotic treatment ineffective against certain strains of gonorrhea …
Today, neonatal ophthalmia caused by gonorrhea is rare in Canada, according to the position statement. Because the number of gonorrhea ... «CBC.ca, Mar 15»
5
Intravitreal Injections and Endophthalmitis
... edema (DME), and macular edema following retinal vein occlusion (RVO); (2) triamcinolone acetonide for the treatment of sympathetic ophthalmia and uveitis; ... «Medscape, Mar 15»
6
You Still Have GONORRHEA? Here's The Real Reason It hasn't Gone
This occurs when the newborn passes through the birth canal of an infected mother. It is referred to as 'Ophthalmia neonatorum' characterized ... «Nigerian Bulletin, Mar 15»
7
Herbal Cocktail for Drug-Resistant Malaria
The leaves are used in decoction in Nigeria as an eye-wash in conjunctivitis, ophthalmia etc; they are cooked in palm-oil soup in Ghana and ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
8
Councilor refuses to let blindness thwart his commitment to Bedford
He was told he had a 1 in 10,000 chance of developing sympathetic ophthalmia, a bilateral inflammation of the eyes that occurs after one eye ... «NewHampshire.com, Jan 15»
9
Hampton Roads region ranks second in country for chlamydia
It can also be passed on during childbirth, causing neonatal ophthalmia, a form of conjunctivitis, and pneumonia. "Access to care is what's ... «Daily Press, Jan 15»
10
Palestinian teenager receives artificial eye at Dubai hospital
He was suffering from ophthalmia, an inflammatory eye condition, when the Palestine Children's Relief Fund brought him to Dubai for treatment ... «The National, Dec 14»

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