ophthalmologist

[ of-thuhl-mol-uh-jist, -thuh-, -thal-, op- ]
/ ˌɒf θəlˈmɒl ə dʒɪst, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp- /

noun

a doctor of medicine specializing in ophthalmology.

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Origin of ophthalmologist

First recorded in 1825–35; ophthalmo- + -log(y) + -ist

synonym study for ophthalmologist

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ophthalmologist

eye doctor, ophthalmologist , optician, optometrist (see synonym study at eye doctor)
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British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmologist

ophthalmologist
/ (ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪst) /

noun

a medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases
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Medical definitions for ophthalmologist

ophthalmologist
[ ŏf′thəl-mŏlə-jĭst, -thăl-, ŏp′- ]

n.

A physician who specializes in ophthalmology.
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