aurist [awr-ist] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a physician specializing in the treatment of ear diseases; otologist.

Origin of aurist First recorded in 1670–80; aur-2 + -ist Examples from the Web for aurist Historical Examples of aurist

  • I want an aurist who knows all about the ear and what can be done for its disorders.

    Over the Teacups

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • The thing Miriam dreaded most acutely was a visit with Minna to her aurist.

    Pointed Roofs

    Dorothy Richardson

  • He was distinguished, also, as an oculist and aurist, and removed a particle of iron from the cornea by means of a magnet.

    An Epitome of the History of Medicine

    Roswell Park

  • Mr. Dalby, the aurist, to whom I gave one of these instruments, tells me he uses it for diagnoses.

    Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development

    Francis Galton

  • At parting he asked me to go with him next day to his physician, Dr. Smetana, who had gained some repute as an aurist.

    The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)

    Alexander Wheelock Thayer

  • British Dictionary definitions for aurist aurist noun

    1. a former name for audiologistSee audiologist

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