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ophthalmologist

noun oph·thal·mol·o·gist \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
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First Known Use of OPHTHALMOLOGIST

1834

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ophthalmologist

noun oph·thal·mol·o·gist \ˌäf-thə(l)-ˈmäl-ə-jəst, ˌäp-, -ˌthal-\

Medical Definition of OPHTHALMOLOGIST

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

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