ophthalmo-, ophthalm-, -ophthalmia, -ophthalmic, -ophthalmos

(Greek: eye; sight)

ophthalmophlebotomy
The incision of the conjunctiva of the eye to overcome congestion of conjunctival veins. Conjunctiva refers to the mucous membrane that lines the eyelids and is reflected onto the eyeball.
ophthalmophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An abnormal dread of being stared at: Whenever Jane went to a concert she always dressed in dark colors and sat in the last row, hoping that nobody would see her because she suffered from ophthalmophobia.
ophthalmophthisis
The abnormal softness of the eye.
ophthalmoplasty
Plastic surgery of the eye or its appendages; or surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of eye tissue.
ophthalmoplegia
1. Paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye.
2. Paralysis of the ocular muscles, innervated by the oculomotor nerves.
Ophthalmosauria
An Ichthyosaur from Late Jurassic England, France, Argentina, and western North America. It was not a dinosaur but another type of extinct reptile.
ophthalmoscope
A lighted instrument, one of the most important tools of the physician, used to examine the interiors of the eyes, including the lenses, retinas, and optic nerves.
ophthalmoscopy
Examination of the interiors of the eyes, including the lenses, retinas, and optic nerves.
ophthalmostasis
The relative position of the eye in the orbit.
ophthalmostat
An instrument used to hold the eye still during surgery.
ophthalmosynchysis
Liquefaction of the interiors of the eyes.
ophthalmothermometer
An instrument for recording the temperature of the eyes.
ophthalmotonometry.
The indirect estimation of intraocular pressure by determining the resistance of the eyeball to indentation by an applied force; also, tonometry.
ophthalmotoxin
Any substance that has a toxic (poisonous) effect on the eyes.
ophthalmotrope
A model of the eye and attached muscles for the demonstration of ocular movements resulting from the contraction of the extraocular muscles.

Related references to "eye" or "eye part" word families: blepharo-; core-; corneo-; eye, eyes; irido-; lenti-, lens-; lenticulo-; ocelli-; oculo-; op-, -optic; phaco-; pupillo-; retino-; uveo-.