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op·tom·e·try

 (ŏp-tŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
The practice or profession of an optometrist.

[Greek optos, visible; see okw- in Indo-European roots + -metry.]

op′to·met′ric (ŏp′tə-mĕt′rĭk), op′to·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
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optometry

(ɒpˈtɒmɪtrɪ)
n
(Medicine) the science or practice of testing visual acuity and prescribing corrective lenses
optometric adj
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op•tom•e•try

(ɒpˈtɒm ɪ tri)

n.
the practice or profession of examining the eyes for defects of vision and eye disorders in order to prescribe corrective lenses or other appropriate treatment.
[1890–95]
op•to•met•ri•cal (ˌɒp təˈmɛ trɪ kəl) adj.
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optometry

the practice or profession of testing eyes for defects in vision and the prescribing of corrective glasses. — optometrist, n. — optometrical, adj.
See also: Eyes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.optometry - the practice of an optometristoptometry - the practice of an optometrist  
practice - the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
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Translations
optometrie
optometria

optometry

[ɒpˈtɒmətrɪ] Noptometría f
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optometry

nOptometrie f
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optometry

[ɒpˈtɒmɪtrɪ] noptometria
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op·tom·e·try

n. optometría, práctica de examinar los ojos para determinar la agudeza visual y para la prescripción de lentes correctivos y otros auxilios visuales.
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optometry

n optometría
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Linda Johnson of Jackson is the 2018 Indiana University School of Optometry Foley House Distinguished Alumni.
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Summary: Hyderabad [India], Sept.14 (ANI): The second World Congress of Optometry 2017 concluded in Hyderabad yesterday with a resolution that participants would work towards promotion of an equitable eye health system.
A group of optometrists has raised objections to the operational guidelines drafted by the Board of Optometry for a law requiring practitioners to earn educational units to renew their licenses, saying the board was allowing the retroactive application of points earned prior to the full implementation of the law this month.
Pasadena, CA, May 28, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The doctors at Linden Optometry P.C.