refractionist

[ rĭ-frăkshə-nĭst ]

n.

A person trained to measure the refraction of the eye and to determine the proper corrective lenses.

Nearby words

  1. reformulate,
  2. refract,
  3. refractile,
  4. refracting telescope,
  5. refraction,
  6. refractive,
  7. refractive index,
  8. refractive keratotomy,
  9. refractively,
  10. refractivity


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