Definition of photophthalmia in English:

photophthalmia

noun

Ophthalmology
  • Eye disease caused by excessive exposure to light; especially photokeratitis.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in John Herbert Parsons (1868–1957), ophthalmologist and physiologist. From photo- + ophthalmia.

Pronunciation

photophthalmia

/ˌfəʊtəʊɒpˈθalmɪə//ˌfəʊtəʊɒfˈθalmɪə/