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-scopy

1.
a combining form used to form abstract action nouns corresponding to nouns with stems ending in -scope:
telescopy.
Origin
< Greek skopía watching. See -scope, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for scopy

-scopy

combining form
1.
indicating a viewing or observation microscopy
Word Origin
from Greek -skopia, from skopein to look at
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Word Origin and History for scopy

-scopy

word-forming element meaning "viewing, examining, observing," from Modern Latin -scopium, from Greek -skopion, from skopein "to look at, examine" (see scope (n.1)).

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scopy in Medicine

-scopy suff.
Viewing; seeing; observation: microscopy.

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