How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"ophthalmo" is from "ophthalmos" (see) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "eye" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The ophthalmologist said my eyes had improved greatly.|
|Seven of the patients had ophthalmalgia.|