optometry etymology

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

Detailed word origin of optometry

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-metry English (eng) Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.
opto- English (eng) Eye, vision, light.
optometry English (eng) The art and science of vision and eye care.

Words with the same origin as optometry

Descendants of -metry
absorptiometry acidimetry anemometry archeometry bathymetry coulometry ergometry fluviometry heliometry isometry micrometry optometrist 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