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

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

autolaryngoscopy
A technique that includes the use of a system of mirrors so an observer is able to inspect the interior of his/her own larynx.
auto-ophthalmoscope, autophthalmoscope
An ophthalmoscope with which an examiner may view his/her own eyes.
auto-ophthalmoscopy
The examination of the interior of one's own eye.
autoscopy
The phenomenon of seeing one's double, usually in the form of a hazy face and upper torso that mimics one's own gestures and expressions. It may be a symptom of temporoparietal pathology.

Also called autoscopic phenomenon and autoscopic hallucination.

bacterioscopy
baroscope, baroscopic
1. An instrument that shows changes in the pressure of the atmosphere.
2. In physics, an apparatus for showing the loss of weight of objects in air, and that this loss is equal to the weight of the air displaced by them.
baroscopy
1. A process in which an apparatus demonstrates the equality of the weight of air displaced by an object and its loss of weight in the air or an instrument that shows roughly the variations in atmospheric pressure.
2. Any instrument showing the changes in the weight of the atmosphere.

Also, any instrument that indicates or foreshadows changes of the weather; such as, a deep vial of liquid holding in suspension some substance which rises and falls with atmospheric changes.

basiscopic
Something which is facing, or viewed, on the side, toward the base.
belonoskiascopy
1. Subjective retinoscopy by means of shadows and movements to determine refraction.
2. A subjective method of refraction consisting of the observation of the movement of a narrow bar across the pupil of the eye.
benthoscope
A modified bathysphere (a strong steel diving sphere that can be lowered by cable to depths of 3,000 feet (900 meters).
binophthalmoscope
A binocular (simultaneous use by both eyes) device for viewing the ocular fundus (bottom or base of the eye).
binoscope
An orthoptic (normal binocular vision) training device for a simultaneous macular function or a yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and which mediates clear detailed vision or a small spot where vision is sharpest in the retina.
biomicroscope
1. A microscope for examining living tissue in the body.
2. A microscope used with a slit lamp for viewing segments of the living eye.
biomicroscopy
1. Microscopic examination of living tissue in the body.
2. Examination of the cornea, aqueous humor, lens, vitreous humor, and retina by use of a slitlamp combined with a binocular microscope.
bioscope
1. A view or survey of life.
2. An earlier form of cinematograph or motion-picture projector; used in about 1900.
3. A South African word for cinema or movie theater.

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-.