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  1. 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


  1. variant of -opsia: achromatopsy.
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-opsy in Medicine


  1. Examination:biopsy.
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