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panoptic

adjective pan·op·tic \ˌpa-ˈnäp-tik\

Definition of PANOPTIC

:  being or presenting a comprehensive or panoramic view <a panoptic view of the city>
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Origin of PANOPTIC

Greek panoptēs all-seeing, from pan- + opsesthai to be going to see — more at optic
First Known Use: 1826

Rhymes with PANOPTIC

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panoptic

adjective pan·op·tic \(ˈ)pan-ˈäp-tik\

Medical Definition of PANOPTIC

:  permitting everything to be seen <microscopic study of tissues treated with a panoptic stain>

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