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optometrist

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noun op·tom·e·trist \äp-ˈtä-mə-trist\

Simple Definition of optometrist

  • : a person whose job is to examine people's eyes to find out if they need eyeglasses or medical treatment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of optometrist

  1. :  a specialist licensed to practice optometry — compare ophthalmologist, optician

1903

First Known Use of optometrist

1903


OPTOMETRIST Defined for Kids

optometrist

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noun op·tom·e·trist \äp-ˈtä-mə-trəst\

Definition of optometrist for Students

  1. :  a person who examines the eyes and prescribes glasses or exercise to improve the eyesight




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optometrist

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noun op·tom·e·trist \äp-ˈtäm-ə-trəst\

Medical Definition of optometrist

  1. :  a specialist licensed to practice optometry—compare ophthalmologist, optician 2




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