optometrist etymology

English word optometrist comes from English -ist, English -metry (Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.), English opto- (Eye, vision, light.)

Detailed word origin of optometrist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ist English (eng) Added to words to form nouns denoting:. A person who holds bigoted, partial views.. A person who uses a technological device of some kind. ;a person with a particular creative or academic role. ;one who has a certain political tendency. ;one who owns or manages something. ;one who subscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;.
-metry English (eng) Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.
opto- English (eng) Eye, vision, light.
optometrist English (eng) A person trained and skilled in examining and testing the eyes for defects, in order to prescribe corrective lenses or treatment.

Words with the same origin as optometrist

Descendants of -ist
activist anthropologist archaeologist arsonist biologist celibacy geologist guitarist ist journalist nationalist novelist pathologist pharmacist physicist psychiatrist psychologist rapist receptionist sexist socialist stylist tourist violinist vocalist
Descendants of -metry
absorptiometry acidimetry anemometry archeometry bathymetry coulometry ergometry fluviometry heliometry isometry micrometry optometry phallometry photometry pneumatometry psychometry psychrometry scientometrist somatometry spectrometry stichometry telemetric telemetry zoometry
Descendants of opto-
optoacoustic optochemical optocoupler optoelectric optoelectronic optogalvanic optogenetic optogram optoisolated optoisolator optokinesis optokinetic optology optomagnonic optomechanics optometrically optomotor optophobia optophone optoporation optospintronics optotype optotypic