lactoscope etymology

English word lactoscope comes from English -scope, English lacto- (Milk.)

Detailed word origin of lactoscope

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scope English (eng) Used to make terms denoting an instrument used for viewing or examination.
lacto- English (eng) Milk.
lactoscope English (eng) An instrument for estimating the amount of cream in milk, based on its relative opacity.

Words with the same origin as lactoscope

Descendants of -scope
Teslascope angioscope antroscope bioscope chromascope cymoscope embryoscope endoscope finderscope fluoroscopically hydroscope hypnoscope kaleidoscope laryngoscope leucoscope nightscope oscilloscope periscope pharyngoscope polemoscope pseudoscope spectroscope spectroscopic binary spiroscope thermoscopic
Descendants of lacto-
lactify lactocyte lactodensimeter lactogen lactoglobulin lactoglyceride lactoglycerol lactonazi lactophenol lactophilia lactoprotein lactorrhea lactotrope lactovegetarian neolactotetraosylceramide