amnioscopy etymology

English word amnioscopy comes from English -scopy (Observation, viewing.), English amnio- (Amnion; amniotic.)

Detailed word origin of amnioscopy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scopy English (eng) Observation, viewing.
amnio- English (eng) Amnion; amniotic.
amnioscopy English (eng) Examination of a foetus and the amniotic fluid in the lowest part of the amniotic sac using an amnioscope introduced through the cervical canal.

Words with the same origin as amnioscopy

Descendants of -scopy
auriscopy bioscopy bronchoscopy brontoscopy colonoscopy duodenoscopy embryoscopy endoscopy fibroscopy fluoroscopy genitoscopy laparoscopy metalloscopy microscopy oneiroscopy proctoscopy rectoscopy retinoscopy spectroscopy telescopy thoracoscopy tracheoscopy uranoscopy vaginoscopy
Descendants of amnio-
amnioblast amniocardiac amniocele amniochorial amniochorion amniocyte amnioexchange amniogenesis amniogenic amniographic amniography amnioinfusion amniomancy amnioreduction amnioscope amniotomy