Ophthalmologist meaning

ŏfthəl-mŏlə-jĭst, -thăl-, ŏp-
A physician who specializes in ophthalmology.
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A physician who specializes in ophthalmology.
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A medical doctor specializing in the eye: deficiencies of vision requiring correction, and diseases. Compare optometrist.
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Origin of ophthalmologist

  • From ophthalmology, from Ancient Greek ὀφθαλμός (ophthalmos, “eye") + -λογία (-logia, “the study of"), from λόγος (logos).

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