an|ti|xe|roph|thal|mic «AN tee ZIHR of THAL mihk», adjective, noun.
preventing or curing xerophthalmia; used against xerophthalmia.
an antixerophthalmic agent or remedy.

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  • xe|roph|thal|mic — «ZIHR of THAL mihk», adjective. having to do with or characterized by xerophthalmia …   Useful english dictionary

  • thal — alec·i·thal; an·oph·thal·mia; an·oph·thal·mos; an·oph·thal·mus; an·ti·xe·roph·thal·mic; aux·i·thal; buph·thal·mic; buph·thal·mos; buph·thal·mum; can·thal; cen·tro·lec·i·thal; claus·thal·ite; de·le·thal·ize; ed·ri·oph·thal·ma;… …   English syllables

  • mic — ablas·te·mic; ac·mic; acos·mic; ac·ro·mic·ria; aleu·ke·mic; alu·mi·no·ther·mic; am·phi·mic·tic; aneu·ri·lem·mic; an·ti·a·ne·mic; an·ti·xe·roph·thal·mic; aph·o·ris·mic; ar·rhyth·mic; at·o·mic·i·ty; au·to·cos·mic; axo·plas·mic; bac·te·re·mic;… …   English syllables

  • roph — an·ti·xe·roph·thal·mic; cha·roph·y·ta; chlo·roph·o·ra; chlo·roph·y·ta; gy·roph·o·ra; mac·roph·a·gous; phthi·roph·a·gous; ple·roph·o·ry; pso·roph·o·ra; py·roph·a·nite; py·roph·a·nous; py·roph·i·lous; py·roph·o·rus; pyr·roph·y·ta; sau·roph·a·gous;… …   English syllables

  • antixerophthalmic — an·ti·xe·roph·thal·mic …   English syllables

  • xe — an·ti·xe·roph·thal·mic; car·po·xe·nia; mi·xe; Xe; xe·bec; xe·ma; xe·nar·chi; xe·nar·thra; xe·nia; xe·nial; xe·nic·i·dae; xe·ni·um; xe·noc·ra·te·an; xe·nog·a·my; xe·no·mi; xe·noph·a·ne·an; xe·noph·o·ra; xe·nop·te·ri; xe·nop·te·ryg·ii; xe·nos;… …   English syllables

  • Xerophthalmia — Dry eyes. Also, called conjunctivitis arida. Xerophthalmia can be associated with systemic diseases (such as Sjögren s syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, hypothyroidism, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • antixerophthalmic — Denoting agents (vitamin A and retinoic acid) that inhibit pathologic drying of the conjunctiva (xerophthalmia). [anti + G. xeros, dry, + ophthalmos, eye] * * * an·ti·xe·roph·thal·mic .zir äf thal mik, äp adj preventing or curing xerophthalmia… …   Medical dictionary

  • xerophthalmia — xe•roph•thal•mi•a [[t]ˌzɪər ɒfˈθæl mi ə, ɒp [/t]] n. oph abnormal dryness of the eye caused by a deficiency of tears • Etymology: 1650–60; xer +ophthalmia xe roph•thal′mic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • xerophthalmic — xe·roph·thal·mic …   English syllables

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