scopo-, scop-, scept-, skept-, -scope-, -scopy, -scopia, -scopic, -scopist

(Greek > Latin: see, view, sight, look, look at, examine, behold, consider)

abdominoscope
Another term for endoscope; however, more specifically, as it applies to an examination of the abdominal cavity and its contents..
abdominoscopy, abdominoscopic
1. The external diagnostic examination of the abdomen by physical methods, and internally by endoscopic metods.
2. Inspection or examination of the abdominal cavity and its contents; particularly, the direct examination of the abdominal organs by endoscopy; peritoneoscopy; laparoscopy (an optical instrument using a single puncture which allows the examination of the organs of the abdominal cavity and peritoneum within limits defined by the length of the optical system).
acoustic microscope (s) (noun), acoustic microscopes (pl)
A device in which the object being studied is scanned with sound waves and its image is reconstructed with light waves: "In the field of medical surgery, the development of the acoustic microscope was praised as a break through innovation for noninvasive exploratory surgery."
acroscopic
Facing upwards, or to view, towards the apex (tip) of the axis on which something is borne or carried.
actinoscopy
A former term for fluoroscopy or an X-ray machine that combines an X-ray source and a fluorescent screen to enable direct observation.
aerobioscope (s) (noun), aerobioscopes (pl)
An apparatus for collecting and determining the bacterial content in a sample of air.
aerocystoscope
Another term for aerourethoscope.
aerocystoscopy
Examination of the bladder with the aerourethroscope.
aeroscope, aeroscloscope
1. An apparatus for gathering bacteria, dust, etc. from the air, for microscopic examination.
2. An instrument, usually electronic, used to count microscopic dust and other suspended matter in the air for purposes of analysis.

The differences in intensity of the light reflected from each facilitates the identification of the particles.

aeroscopy
1. The measurement of the optical properties of air.
2. The examination of air for the presence of dust or other suspended matter.
aerourethroscope
1. An apparatus for visual examination of the urethra after dilatation by air.
2. A urethroscope which distends the urethra with air for medical inspection.
aerourethroscopy
Visual examination of the urethra when distended with air by using an aerourethroscope.
agglutinoscope
Obsolete term for a magnifying glass or a simple system of lenses used to observe agglutination in vitro.
albumoscope
An instrument used for detecting and estimating the amount of albumin (main protein in human blood) in the urine.
alethoscope
An instrument for viewing pictures by means of a lens, so as to give the objects a natural or realistic appearance.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "appear, visible, visual, manifest, show, see, reveal, look": blep-; delo-; demonstra-; opt-; -orama; pare-; phanero-; phant-; pheno-; spec-; vela-, veal-; video-, visuo-.