oculist


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oc·u·list

 (ŏk′yə-lĭst)
n.
1. A physician who treats diseases of the eyes; an ophthalmologist.
2. An optometrist.

[From Latin oculus, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

oculist

(ˈɒkjʊlɪst)
n
(Medicine) med a former term for ophthalmologist
[C17: via French from Latin oculus eye]

oph•thal•mol•o•gist

(ˌɒf θəlˈmɒl ə dʒɪst, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp-)

n.
a physician specializing in ophthalmology.
[1825–35]

oculist

a physician who specializes in ophthalmology.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oculist - a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glassesoculist - a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
2.oculist - a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eyeoculist - a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations
طَبيب عُيون
øjenlæge
szemész
augnlæknir
akių gydytojasokulistas
okulists, acu ārsts
očný lekár
göz doktoru

oculist

[ˈɒkjʊlɪst] Noculista mf

oculist

nAugenspezialist(in) m(f)

oculist

[ˈɒkjʊlɪst] noculista m/f

oculist

(ˈokjulist) noun
a doctor who specializes in diseases of the eyes.

oc·u·list

n. oculista. V.: ophthalmologist

oculist

n (optometrist) optómetra mf, oculista mf; (ophthalmologist) oftalmólogo -ga mf, oculista mf
References in classic literature ?
She will not tell what the ingredients are, but it cures everyone, and there is no use in giving an oculist two guineas for telling us that reading in bed is bad for the eyes, when we know perfectly well that mamma will not give up doing it.
No one dared to tell him the dark predictions of the great oculist who came to look at them, and the boy tried to be patient, thinking that a few weeks of rest would repair the overwork of several years.
There is a distin- guished oculist coming to the Island the last of June and the doctor says I must see him.
And this despite the cockney incongruity of his surroundings; the fact that he had an office half-way up a building in Victoria Street; that the clerk (a commonplace youth in cuffs and collars) sat in the outer room, between him and the corridor; that his name was on a brass plate, and the gilt emblem of his creed hung above his street, like the advertisement of an oculist.
Razumov at a certain address in town which seemed to be that of an oculist.
The expedient of the oculist gives a sufficient instance.
Razumov entering a private house to consult an oculist.
Acting on her advice, I went to London to consult a famous oculist, and after a stay of several months in London she deserted me in Hyde Park.
Earlier that year he had two operations by an English oculist to try to cure his blindness.
In a note to a staff member, "You are a great oculist of whom we are extremely proud.
We now know that if there was an oculist facility in Temple Street we would not have to source the prosthesis in the UK, it could be done here.