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OCULIST

 Dictionary entry overview: What does oculist mean? 

OCULIST (noun)
  The noun OCULIST has 2 senses:

1. a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
2. a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of diseases of the eye

  Familiarity information: OCULIST used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OCULIST (noun)


Sense 1oculist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

oculist; optometrist

Hypernyms ("oculist" is a kind of...):

specialiser; specialist; specializer (an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning)


Sense 2oculist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A medical doctor specializing in the treatment of diseases of the eye

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

eye doctor; ophthalmologist; oculist

Hypernyms ("oculist" is a kind of...):

medical specialist; specialist (practices one branch of medicine)

Instance hyponyms:

Hermann Snellen; Snellen (Dutch ophthalmologist who introduced the Snellen chart to study visual acuity (1834-1908))


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