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.]
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oculist

(ˈɒkjʊlɪst)
n
(Medicine) med a former term for ophthalmologist
[C17: via French from Latin oculus eye]
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oph•thal•mol•o•gist

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

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

a physician who specializes in ophthalmology.
See also: Eyes
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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
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Translations
طَبيب عُيون
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augnlæknir
akių gydytojasokulistas
okulists, acu ārsts
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oculist

[ˈɒkjʊlɪst] Noculista mf
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oculist

nAugenspezialist(in) m(f)
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oculist

[ˈɒkjʊlɪst] noculista m/f
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oculist

(ˈokjulist) noun
a doctor who specializes in diseases of the eyes.
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oc·u·list

n. oculista. V.: ophthalmologist
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oculist

n (optometrist) optómetra mf, oculista mf; (ophthalmologist) oftalmólogo -ga mf, oculista mf
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References in classic literature ?
Razumov at a certain address in town which seemed to be that of an oculist.
Razumov read it, finished shaving, dressed, looked at the note again, and muttered gloomily, "Oculist." He pondered over it for a time, lit a match, and burned the two envelopes and the enclosure carefully.
Whatever troubling power he exercised in all the other places of the earth, Razumov knew very well that at this oculist's address he would be merely the hanged murderer of M.
The expedient of the oculist gives a sufficient instance.
Razumov entering a private house to consult an oculist. Ultimate success depended solely on the revolutionary self-delusion which credited Razumov with a mysterious complicity in the Haldin affair.
He had the advice of an eminent oculist; and he eventually recovered the sight of that one eye.
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.
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.
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. All this vulgarity could not take away from the man called Kalon the vivid oppression and inspiration that came from his soul and body.
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.
A French ophthalmologist Abbe' Desmonceaux in 1776 for the first time proposed refractive lens extraction in high myopic patients and recommended the operation to Baron Michael Johann de Wenzel, an oculist to King George 3 (1724-1790).