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[bahy-os-kuh-pee] /baɪˈɒs kə pi/
noun, plural bioscopies. Medicine/Medical
examination of a body to discover whether or not it is alive.
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[bahy-uh-skop-ik] /ˌbaɪ əˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective Unabridged
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  • I always see that picture framed in a circle; a bioscopic presentation.

    The Wonder J. D. Beresford
British Dictionary definitions for bioscopic


noun (pl) -pies
examination of a body to determine whether it is alive
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bioscopic in Medicine

bioscopy bi·os·co·py (bī-ŏs'kə-pē)
Medical examination of a body to determine the presence or absence of life.

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