retinoscopy etymology

English word retinoscopy comes from English -scopy (Observation, viewing.), English retino- (Retina.)

Detailed word origin of retinoscopy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scopy English (eng) Observation, viewing.
retino- English (eng) Retina.
retinoscopy English (eng) (medicine) Analysis of the refractive properties of the eye using a retinoscope; skiascopy.

Words with the same origin as retinoscopy

Descendants of -scopy
amnioscopy auriscopy bioscopy bronchoscopy brontoscopy colonoscopy duodenoscopy embryoscopy endoscopy fibroscopy fluoroscopy genitoscopy laparoscopy metalloscopy microscopy oneiroscopy proctoscopy rectoscopy spectroscopy telescopy thoracoscopy tracheoscopy uranoscopy vaginoscopy
Descendants of retino-
retinoblast retinoblastoma retinochoroidal retinochoroiditis retinochrome retinocollicular retinocortical retinogenesis retinogeniculate retinography retinohypothalamic retinology retinomotor retinopathy retinorecipient retinotectal retinotopic retinovascular