typhlology

typhlology

[tif-lol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of the causes and treatment of blindness.

Origin:
1870–75; < Greek typhló(s) blind + -logy

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typhlology (tɪfˈlɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of science concerned with blindness and the care of the blind
 
[C19: from Greek tuphlos blind]

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