[ ster-ee-os-kuh-pee, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒs kə pi, ˌstɪər- /


the study of the stereoscope and its techniques.
three-dimensional vision.

Origin of stereoscopy

First recorded in 1860–65; stereo- + -scopy

OTHER WORDS FROM stereoscopy

ster·e·os·co·pist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for stereoscopy

/ (ˌstɛrɪˈɒskəpɪ, ˌstɪər-) /


the viewing or appearance of objects in or as if in three dimensions
the study and use of the stereoscope

Derived forms of stereoscopy

stereoscopist, noun
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Medicine definitions for stereoscopy

[ stĕr′ē-ŏskə-pē ]


An optical technique by which two images of the same object are blended into one, giving a three-dimensional appearance to the single image.
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