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tachistoscope

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noun ta·chis·to·scope \tə-ˈkis-tə-ˌskōp, ta-\

Definition of tachistoscope

  1. :  an apparatus for the brief exposure of visual stimuli that is used in the study of learning, attention, and perception

ta·chis·to·scop·ic play \-ˌkis-tə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective
ta·chis·to·scop·i·cal·ly play \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of tachistoscope

Greek tachistos (superl. of tachys swift) + International Scientific Vocabulary -scope


First Known Use: circa 1890


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tachistoscope

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noun ta·chis·to·scope \tə-ˈkis-tə-ˌskōp-, ta-\

Medical Definition of tachistoscope

  1. :  an apparatus for the brief exposure of visual stimuli that is used in the study of learning, attention, and perception

  2. ta·chis·to·scop·ic \-ˌkis-tə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective
    ta·chis·to·scop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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