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

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

1. A medical instrument used for examining the pharynx or throat.
2. An endoscopic device for examining the lining of the pharynx or throat.
An instrument for increasing the intensity of the percussion note or of the voice sounds, the examiner's ear or the stethoscope being placed on the opposite side of the chest.
Examination of the chest with a phonacoscope.
phoneidoscope, phoneidoscopic
1. An instrument for exhibiting the color-figures produced by the action of sound-vibrations upon a thin film, e.g. of soap-solution.
2. An instrument for studying the motions of sounding bodies with optical methods.
A stethoscope for intensifying auscultatory sounds by means of a chest piece consisting of a shallow metal cup closed by a diaphragm; also, auscultoscope.
A phonendoscope combined with a screen on which movements of the heart or lungs can be observed during auscultation.
An instrument for the simultaneous visualization of a phonocardiogram and an electrocardiogram.
The simultaneous registration of a phonocardiogram as well as an electrocardiogram on an oscilloscope.
A stethoscope that suppresses the low frequencies characteristic of normal heart function to emphasize the high frequencies.
phonophotoscope, phonophotoscopic
A device for showing the vibrations of sound; especially, of voice sounds photographically.
1. An instrument for recording ausculatory percussion; originally used for photographic recordings of heart sounds.
2. An instrument for observing or exhibiting motions or properties of sounding bodies; especially, a device for testing the quality of musical strings.
3. An instrument for producing luminous figures with the vibrations of sounding bodies.
The recording made by a phonoscope which includes a stethoscope and percussion to determine the borders of solid and hollow organs.
A device for auscultation of the lungs that suppresses the normal lower-pitched sounds and enables higher-pitched, abnormal sounds to be heard more easily.
A fixed trial frame for testing the eyes.
1. An apparatus for observing and measuring the duration of phosphorescence in such substances that emit light for a very short period.
2. A scientific toy consisting of an arrangement of glass tubes containing various phosphorescent substances, each of which glows with a different colored light.

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-.