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

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

An instrument for examining a body cavity.
Examination of any body cavity with an optical instrument.
ceraunoscope, keraunoscope (s) (noun); ceraunoscopes, keraunoscopes (pl)
An instrument, or device, that was used by the ancients to simulate or to imitate the sound of thunder: The use of a ceraunoscope was probably done to make others think that the user had supernatural powers.
ceraunoscopia, keraunoscopia (s) (noun); ceraunoscopias, keraunoscopias (pl)
Another form of divination, or fortune telling, involving the interpretation of thunder.
ceraunoscopy, keraunoscopy (s) (noun); ceraunoscopies, keraunoscopies (pl)
1. Fortunetelling by observing and making interpretations of lightning.
2. The ancient system of divination practiced by examining the phenomena of lightning and thunder.
A tool used for the examination of the brain for the diagnosis of disease; especially, the act or process of determining the condition of the brain by examination of the interior of the eye (as with an ophthalmoscope).
Using an ophthalmoscope for the diagnosis of intracranial disorders.
A process of using an apparatus for medical examination of the circulation of the capillaries of the lips.
cheiroscope, chiroscope
A haploscopic device that permits a detail seen by one eye to be traced under control of the other eye.

A haploscope is a device that presents a separate picture for each eye.

1. An examination of the biliary tract system or the organs, ducts, and other structures that participate in secretion (the liver), storage (the gallbladder), and delivery (hepatic and bile ducts) of bile into the duodenum (the first section of small intestine beyond the stomach).
2. The visual examination of bile ducts utilizing a fiberoptic endoscope (an optical system in which the image is conveyed by a compact bundle of small diameter, flexible, glass or plastic fibers).
An instrument used in chromatoscopy (testing of color vision) for testing color vision.
1. The testing of color vision using light beams to mix color stimuli.
2. The diagnosis of renal functions by the color of urine following the administration of dyes.
chromoscope, chromoscopy
The diagnosis of renal function by the color of urine following the administration of dyes.
chronoscope (s) (noun), chronoscope (pl)
An instrument for observing and the precise measuring of minute time intervals of extremely brief periods of time: A chronoscope is an electronic device used for measuring extremely short intervals of time, such as the time it takes for a rifle bullet to pass between two points.
chronoscopic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to an optical instrument that measures precise intervals of very small time sequences: A chronoscopic is an electronic device that accurately monitors very brief periods of time, such as in determining the velocity of projectiles.

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-.