neuro-ophthalmology

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neuro-ophthalmology

 [noor″o-of″thal-mol´o-je]
the branch of ophthalmology dealing with portions of the nervous system related to the eye.

neuro-ophthalmology

/neu·ro-oph·thal·mol·o·gy/ (noor″o-of″thal-mol´ah-je) the specialty dealing with the portions of the nervous system related to the eye.

neuro-ophthalmology

(nū″rō-ŏf″thăl-mŏl′ŏ-jē) [″ + ophthalmos, eye, + logos, word, reason]
The branch of ophthalmology concerned with the neurology of the visual system.

neuro-ophthalmology

that branch of ophthalmology dealing with portions of the nervous system related to the eye.
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