ophthalmologist


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ophthalmologist

physician specializing in the eye
Not to be confused with:
optician – one who makes lenses and eyeglasses
optometrist – one who examines eyes and measures vision
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oph·thal·mol·o·gist

 (ŏf′thəl-mŏl′ə-jĭst, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
n.
A physician who specializes in ophthalmology.
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ophthalmologist

(ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Medicine) a medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases
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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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ophthalmologist

Specialist in conditions and diseases related to the eyes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ophthalmologist - a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eyeophthalmologist - 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
oční lékařoftalmolog
چشم پزشک
silmälääkäri
augnlæknir

ophthalmologist

[ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪst] Noftalmólogo/a m/f
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ophthalmologist

[ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪst] nophtalmologue m/f, ophtalmologiste m/f
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ophthalmologist

nOphthalmologe m, → Ophthalmologin f
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ophthalmologist

[ˌɒfθælˈmɒlədʒɪst] noculista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

oph·thal·mol·o·gist

n. oftalmólogo-a, médico oculista especializado en trastornos y enfermedades de la vista.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ophthalmologist

n oftalmólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en los ojos y sus enfermedades, médico de los ojos (fam)
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