ophthalmology oph·thal·mol·o·gy (ŏf'thəl-mŏl'ə-jē, -thāl-, ŏp'-)
The branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye.
|ophthalmology (ŏf'thəl-mŏl'ə-jē, ŏp'-) Pronunciation Key
The scientific study of the eye, its diseases, and their treatment.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the eye.