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aurist

[awr-ist]
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noun
  1. a physician specializing in the treatment of ear diseases; otologist.
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Origin of aurist

First recorded in 1670–80; aur-2 + -ist
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Examples from the Web for aurist

Historical Examples

  • I want an aurist who knows all about the ear and what can be done for its disorders.

    Over the Teacups

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • The thing Miriam dreaded most acutely was a visit with Minna to her aurist.

    Pointed Roofs

    Dorothy Richardson

  • He was distinguished, also, as an oculist and aurist, and removed a particle of iron from the cornea by means of a magnet.

  • Mr. Dalby, the aurist, to whom I gave one of these instruments, tells me he uses it for diagnoses.

  • At parting he asked me to go with him next day to his physician, Dr. Smetana, who had gained some repute as an aurist.


British Dictionary definitions for aurist

aurist

noun
  1. a former name for audiologistSee audiologist
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