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OPHTHALMOLOGIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ophthalmologist mean? 

OPHTHALMOLOGIST (noun)
  The noun OPHTHALMOLOGIST has 1 sense:

1. a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of diseases of the eye

  Familiarity information: OPHTHALMOLOGIST used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OPHTHALMOLOGIST (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

eye doctor; ophthalmologist; oculist

Hypernyms ("ophthalmologist" 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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