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

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

retinoscope, skiascope
1. An optical device used to illuminate a subject's retina during retinoscopy.
2. An apparatus that determines the refractive power of the eye by observing the lights and shadows on the pupil when a mirror illumines the retina.
retinoscopy, skiascopy
1. The study of the retina of the eye by using an ophthalmoscope.
2. Medical examination and analysis of the refractive properties of the eye.
1. An instrument for detecting the presence or movement of currents of electricity.
2. A tool by which the existence of an electric current may be determined; an electroscope.
1. An instrument for viewing the nose.
2. A small mirror attached at a suitable angle to a rodlike handle, used in posterior rhinoscopy.
In medicine, examination of the nose; examination of the nasal passages.
1. An obsession with searching for wrinkles; especially, on the face.
2. An obsession with one's facial wrinkles.
Radioscope, an instrument used for inspection and examination of the inner structures of the body by fluoroscopic procedures.
Radioscopy, the inspection and examination of the inner structure of the body by fluoroscopic procedures.
The observation and study of the patterns of the grooves, wrinkles, and ridges (rugae) of the palate to identify individual patterns.
1. The examination of feces for diagnostic purposes by medical researchers.
2. The term also included the diviner who looked for clues in excretions that might foretell the future of his subjects.
sciascope (s) (noun), sciascopes (pl)
A device used for determining the refractive state of the eyes by observing the movements of the retinal lights and shadows.
sciascopy (s) (noun), sciascopies (pl)
A method of detecting errors of refraction of the eyes by illuminating the retinas and noting the direction of light movements on the retinal surfaces.
A device for viewing the effect of ionizing radiation, alpha particles, on a fluorescent screen
1. An instrument in which alpha rays are detected by the flashes of light that are emitted when they strike a fluorescent screen.
2. An instrument for measuring gamma rays emitted by a radioactive body.
1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions; as well as, the extent of a person's mental capacity.
2. The breadth or opportunity to function and the range covered by an activity, subject, or topic.
3. The area covered by a given activity or subject and the freedom, space, or capacity to act.
4. An optical device, instrument, or tool for viewing or seeing something; such as, a magnifier of images of distant objects.
5. Electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities.
6. The work that will actually be done on a project as documented by the terms in a contract.

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-.