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ophthalmologist

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A physician who specializes in ophthalmology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A medical doctor specializing in the eye: deficiencies of vision requiring correction, and diseases. Compare optometrist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One skilled in ophthalmology; an oculist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in ophthalmology. Also ophthalmist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye

Etymologies

From ophthalmology; from Ancient Greek οφθαλμός (opthalmos, "eye") + -λογία (-logia, "the study of") (from λόγος (logos)). (Wiktionary)

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    February 14, 2011

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    February 14, 2011

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    February 12, 2011

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    February 12, 2011

  • From BC cartoon today: "Show me an Eskimo ophthalmologist...and I'll show you an optical Aleutian."

    http://comics.com/bc/2011-02-11/

    February 11, 2011