Latin definition for: ophthalmia, ophthalmiae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. inflammation of (conjunctiva of) the eye
  2. ophthalmia/ophthalmy/ophthalmitis
  • Age: Latin post 15th - Scholarly/Scientific (16th-18th centuries)
  • Area: Biological, Medical, Body Parts
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: 2 or 3 citations
  • Source: Calepinus Novus, “Modern Latin”, by Guy Licoppe (Cal)

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