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Viewing; seeing; observation: microscopy.
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n combining form
indicating a viewing or observation: microscopy.
[from Greek -skopia, from skopein to look at]
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a combining form meaning “examination,” "measurement” (radioscopy), also forming abstract nouns corresponding to nouns ending in -scope (spectroscopy; telescopy).
[< Greek skopía watching]
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