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a combining form occurring in compound words denoting a medical examination or inspection: biopsy; necropsy.
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Origin of -opsy1
Generalized from autopsy
Words nearby -opsy
Other definitions for -opsy (2 of 2)
variant of -opsia: achromatopsy.
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Medical definitions for -opsy
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