[ bahy-os-kuh-pee ]
/ baɪˈɒs kə pi /

noun, plural bi·os·co·pies. Medicine/Medical.

examination of a body to discover whether or not it is alive.

Origin of bioscopy

Related formsbi·o·scop·ic [bahy-uh-skop-ik] /ˌbaɪ əˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bioscopic

  • I always see that picture framed in a circle; a bioscopic presentation.

    The Wonder|J. D. Beresford

British Dictionary definitions for bioscopic


/ (baɪˈɒskəpɪ) /

noun plural -pies

examination of a body to determine whether it is alive

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Medicine definitions for bioscopic


[ bī-ŏskə-pē ]


Medical examination of a body to determine the presence or absence of life.

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