stereoscopic

[ster-ee-uh-skop-ik, steer-]
adjective
  1. noting or pertaining to three-dimensional vision or any of various processes and devices for giving the illusion of depth from two-dimensional images or reproductions, as of a photograph or motion picture.
  2. of, relating to, or characterized by a stereoscope or stereoscopy.
Sometimes ster·e·o·scop·i·cal.

Origin of stereoscopic

First recorded in 1850–55; stereoscope + -ic
Related formsster·e·o·scop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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stereoscopic

adjective
  1. of, concerned with, or relating to seeing space three-dimensionally as a result of binocular disparitystereoscopic vision
  2. of, relating to, or formed by a stereoscope
Derived Formsstereoscopically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for stereoscopic
adj.

1855, from stereoscope (1838), from stereo- + -scope.

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stereoscopic in Medicine

stereoscopic

[stĕr′ē-ə-skŏpĭk]
n.
  1. Of, relating to, or characterized by stereoscopy.
  2. Of or relating to a stereoscope.
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