microscopy etymology

English word microscopy comes from English -scopy (Observation, viewing.), English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.)

Detailed word origin of microscopy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scopy English (eng) Observation, viewing.
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
microscopy English (eng) The study of microscopes, their design and manufacture. The use of microscopes.

Words with the same origin as microscopy

Descendants of -scopy
amnioscopy auriscopy bioscopy bronchoscopy brontoscopy colonoscopy duodenoscopy embryoscopy endoscopy fibroscopy fluoroscopy genitoscopy laparoscopy metalloscopy oneiroscopy proctoscopy rectoscopy retinoscopy spectroscopy telescopy thoracoscopy tracheoscopy uranoscopy vaginoscopy
Descendants of micro-
microbiology microbrew microbrowser microcellular microchip microcrystal microdot microlesioned microlight micromarketing micromercurialism micromesh micromirror micropaleontologic microphage microphone microprocessor microprotrusion microsculptured microsecond microspotter microsurge microsurgery microwave