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

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

1. Something which is extremely small or that is not large enough to be seen with the naked eye but visible under a microscope.
2. Invisible without the use of a microscope; that is, infinitely or immeasurably small.
3. Someone who is extremely precise with great attention to details.
misoscopist (s) (noun), misoscopists (pl)
Anyone who hates to look at anything; a hater of beauty; a recluse: Being a misocopist, Gary was so disappointed with people generally, that he wanted to live in the woods as a hermit, away from everything, even the normally pleasant and attractive things of everyday life.
A psychosexual disorder in which a person derives sexual excitement and gratification by looking at the naked bodies and genital organs or observing the sexual acts of others; especially, from a secret vantage point.
The attainment of sexual pleasure by watching other people who are in the process.
myochronoscope (s) (noun), myochronoscopes (pl)
An instrument for timing a muscular impulse: The doctor explained that he would use a myochronoscope on Jim's foot to measure the interval between the application of the stimulus and the foot's muscular movement in response.
A special instrument for viewing the eardrum.
myrioscope (s) (noun), myrioscopes (pl)
A form of kaleidoscope: "A kaleidoscope is an instrument invented by Sir David Brewster, which contains loose fragments of colored glass, etc. that reflects surfaces which are arranged so that changes of position exhibit its contents in an endless variety of beautiful colors and symmetrical forms."
nanovid microscopy
Technique of bright field light microscopy using electronic contrast enhancement and maximum numerical aperture.

Nanovid microscopy, by combining small colloidal gold probes with video-enhanced quantitative microscopy, allows for studying the intracellular dynamics of specific proteins in living cells.

An instrument for examining the nasal passages of the nose; also known as a rhinoscope.
nauscopia (s) (noun), nauscopias (pl)
The power or act of discovering ships or land at considerable distances: Nauscopia involves the ability to see something on oceans, or seas, and shores from far away.
Another term for an autopsy of dead bodies.
An instrument for viewing the upper strata of clouds.
A laboratory instrument used to condense or expand moist air in order to approximate the formation of clouds.
An instrument for observing and determining the direction and velocity of clouds in motion.
1. A tube-shaped instrument inserted into an incision (cut) in the body wall in order to examine a patient's kidneys.
2. An instrument inserted into an incision in the renal pelvis for viewing the inside of the kidney, equipped with three channels for a telescope, a fiberoptic light input, and for irrigation.

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-.