endoscope etymology

English word endoscope comes from English -scope, English endo-

Detailed word origin of endoscope

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scope English (eng) Used to make terms denoting an instrument used for viewing or examination.
endo- English (eng)
endoscope English (eng) An instrument used to examine a bodily orifice or canal, or a hollow organ.

Words with the same origin as endoscope

Descendants of -scope
Teslascope angioscope antroscope bioscope chromascope cymoscope embryoscope finderscope fluoroscopically hydroscope hypnoscope kaleidoscope laryngoscope leucoscope nightscope oscilloscope periscope pharyngoscope polemoscope pseudoscope spectroscope spectroscopic binary spiroscope thermoscopic
Descendants of endo-
endarterial endoaperture endobifunctor endobiliary endocutter endocycle endocyclic endodontia endodormancy endogamous endogen endoglycolysis endolytic endomitosis endoparasitic endophloedal endopolyploidy endosaccular endoskeletal endoskeleton endosseous endosymbiosis endotoxic endovenous