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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «O»:

  1. Ophthalmic Ophthalmic
    Ophthalmic: Pertaining to the eye. An ophthalmic ointment is designed for the eye. ...
  2. Ophthalmic artery Ophthalmic artery
    Ophthalmic artery: The ophthalmic artery supplies blood to the eye and adjacent structures of the face. It arises from the internal carotid artery that courses up deep within the front of the neck....
  3. Ophthalmic migraine Ophthalmic migraine
    Ophthalmic migraine: Migraine involving the eyes but without headache. Migraine, due to a spasm of blood vessels in the brain, usually causes a headache. Flashes of light may appear as jagged lines or "heat waves" in one or both eyes and often last 10-20 minutes without a headache. This is term...
  4. Ophthalmic veins Ophthalmic veins
    Ophthalmic veins: The orbital cavity is drained by paired veins called the superior and inferior ophthalmic veins. The superior ophthalmic vein arises at the inner angle of the orbit and follows the course of the ophthalmic artery into the cavernous sinus, a large channel of venous blood. The inferi...
  5. Ophthalmitis Ophthalmitis
    Ophthalmitis: Inflammation of the eye. Also known as ophthalmia....
  6. Ophthalmologist Ophthalmologist
    Ophthalmologist: An eye doctor. A physician practicing ophthalmology. An ophthalmologist is an M.D. ...
  7. Ophthalmology Ophthalmology
    Ophthalmology: The art and science of eye medicine. ...
  8. Ophthalmopathy Ophthalmopathy
    Ophthalmopathy: Any eye disease. External ophthalmopathy may refer to any disease of the eyelid, cornea, conjunctiva, or eye muscles while internal ophthalmopathy refers to any disease in the interior of the eye. From the Greek roots ophthalmos (eye) + pathos (suffering)....
  9. Ophthalmoplegia with myopathy Ophthalmoplegia with myopathy
    Ophthalmoplegia with myopathy: See: Kearns-Sayre syndrome....
  10. Ophthalmoplegia with ragged-red fibers Ophthalmoplegia with ragged-red fibers
    Ophthalmoplegia with ragged-red fibers: See: Kearns-Sayre syndrome....
  11. Ophthalmoplegia-plus syndrome Ophthalmoplegia-plus syndrome
    Ophthalmoplegia-plus syndrome: See: Kearns-Sayre syndrome....
  12. Ophthalmoscope Ophthalmoscope
    Ophthalmoscope: A lighted instrument, one of the most important tools of the physician, used to examine the interior of the eye, including the lens, retina and optic nerve. The common clinical ophthalmoscope consists of a concave mirror and a battery-powered light (contained within the handle). Th...
  13. Ophthalmoscopy Ophthalmoscopy
    Ophthalmoscopy: Examination of the interior of the eye, including the lens, retina and optic nerve, by indirect or direct ophthalmoscopy. Indirect ophthalmoscopy employs a head lamp device to shine a very bright light into the eye. This is generally done by an ophthalmologist. Direct ophthalmosco...
  14. Opiate Opiate
    Opiate: A medication or illegal drug that is either derived from the opium poppy, or that mimics the effect of an opiate (a synthetic opiate). Opiate drugs are narcotic sedatives that depress activity of the central nervous system, reduce pain, and induce sleep. Side effects may include oversed...
  15. Opiate agonist maintenance Opiate agonist maintenance
    Opiate agonist maintenance: See: Methadone treatment program....