-scopy


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-scopy

suff.
Viewing; seeing; observation: microscopy.

[Greek -skopiā, from skopein, to see; see spek- in Indo-European roots.]

-scopy

n combining form
indicating a viewing or observation: microscopy.
[from Greek -skopia, from skopein to look at]

-scopy

a combining form meaning “examination,” "measurement” (radioscopy), also forming abstract nouns corresponding to nouns ending in -scope (spectroscopy; telescopy).
[< Greek skopía watching]