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optometrist

noun op·tom·e·trist \äp-ˈtä-mə-trist\

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

Full Definition of OPTOMETRIST

:  a specialist licensed to practice optometry — compare ophthalmologist, optician
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First Known Use of OPTOMETRIST

1903

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OPTOMETRIST Defined for Kids

optometrist

noun op·tom·e·trist \äp-ˈtä-mə-trəst\

Definition of OPTOMETRIST for Kids

:  a person who examines the eyes and prescribes glasses or exercise to improve the eyesight
Medical Dictionary

optometrist

noun op·tom·e·trist \äp-ˈtäm-ə-trəst\

Medical Definition of OPTOMETRIST

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

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