ophthalmic region

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ophthalmic \Oph*thal"mic\ ([o^]f*th[a^]l"m[i^]k; 277), a. [Gr.
   'ofqalmiko`s: cf. F. ophthalmique. See Ophthalmia.] (Anat.)
   Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the eye; ocular; as
   the ophthalmic, or orbitonasal, nerve, a division of the
   trigeminal, which gives branches to the lachrymal gland,
   eyelids, nose, and forehead.
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   Ophthalmic region (Zool.), the space around the eyes.
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