[ skahy-uh-skohp ]
/ ˈskaɪ əˌskoʊp /
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Origin of skiascope
<Greek skiā́ a shadow, shade + -scope
OTHER WORDS FROM skiascopeski·as·co·py [skahy-as-kuh-pee], /skaɪˈæs kə pi/, noun
Words nearby skiascope
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British Dictionary definitions for skiascope
/ (ˈskaɪəˌskəʊp) /
med a medical instrument for examining the eye to detect errors of refractionAlso called: retinoscope See also retinoscopy
Word Origin for skiascope
C19: from Greek skia a shadow + -scope
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