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American Journal of Ophthalmology

The American Journal of Ophthalmology (Am J Ophthalmol) is a peer-reviewed medical journal that publishes original research and reviews related to the field of ophthalmology. The journal was first published in 1884 and is currently published by Elsevier.


American Journal of Ophthalmology: /əˈmɛrɪkən ˈdʒɜːrnəl ɒv ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒi/


The term "American Journal of Ophthalmology" is derived from the following words: "American" (pertaining to America), "Journal" (from the Old French jurnal, a daily record), and "Ophthalmology" (from the Greek words ophthalmos meaning "eye" and -logia meaning "study of").

Related Terms

  • Ophthalmology: The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders.
  • Peer review: The evaluation of work by one or more people with similar competences as the producers of the work.
  • Medical journal: A periodical publication intended to further the progress of science, usually by reporting new research.
  • Elsevier: A Netherlands-based publishing company specializing in scientific, technical, and medical content.

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