Definition of microphthalmic in English:

microphthalmic

adjective

Medicine
  • Having small eyes; (Medicine) affected by microphthalmos.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Darwin (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection. From microphthalmos + -ic; in more general sense ‘having small eyes’ perhaps independently from micro- + ophthalmic.

Pronunciation

microphthalmic

/ˌmʌɪkrɒpˈθalmɪk//ˌmʌɪkrɒfˈθalmɪk/