ophthalmologist


oph·thal·mol·o·gist

noun \ˌäf-thə(l)-ˈmä-lə-jist, ˌäp-, -ˌthal-\

medical : a doctor who studies and treats problems and diseases of the eye

Full Definition of OPHTHALMOLOGIST

:  a physician who specializes in ophthalmology — compare optician, optometrist

First Known Use of OPHTHALMOLOGIST

1834

Other Medicine Terms

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oph·thal·mol·o·gist

noun \ˌäf-thə(l)-ˈmäl-ə-jəst, ˌäp-, -ˌthal-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OPHTHALMOLOGIST

: a physician who specializes in ophthalmology—compare optician 2, optometrist

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