ophthalmology etymology

English word ophthalmology comes from English -logy, English ophthalmo- (Of or relating to eyes.)

Detailed word origin of ophthalmology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-logy English (eng) A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.. Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.
ophthalmo- English (eng) Of or relating to eyes.
ophthalmology English (eng) (medicine) The anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye.

Words with the same origin as ophthalmology

Descendants of -logy
auxologist cardiology chronological chronology cosmochronology criminology cryptology cytology dermatology ethnology gerontology gynaecology histology ichthyology logy morphological morphology musicologist pharmacological pharmacology proctology seismology topology urology
Descendants of ophthalmo-
ophthalmalgia ophthalmitis ophthalmodynamometer ophthalmodynamometry ophthalmodynia ophthalmofundoscopy ophthalmometry ophthalmomyiasis ophthalmoparesis ophthalmoplegic ophthalmoscope ophthalmospasm ophthalmostat ophthalmotemporal ophthalmotherapy ophthalmotonometry ophthalmotrope rheoophthalmography