catoptric

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adjective ca·top·tric \kə-ˈtäp-trik\

Definition of catoptric

  1. :  being or using a mirror to focus light

Origin and Etymology of catoptric

Greek katoptrikos, from katoptron mirror, from katopsesthai to be going to observe, from kata- + opsesthai to be going to see — more at optic


First Known Use: circa 1766


Medical Dictionary

catoptric

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adjective ca·top·tric \kə-ˈtäp-trik\

Medical Definition of catoptric

  1. :  being or using a mirror to focus light

catoptrically

\-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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