or·​tho·​scop·​ic | \ ˌȯr-thə-ˈskä-pik How to pronounce orthoscopic (audio) \

Definition of orthoscopic

: giving an image in correct and normal proportions

Examples of orthoscopic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Centers John Egbunu and Isaiah Stokes both missed last season while recovering from surgery to repair torn ACLs, while Gorjok Gak is recovering from spring orthoscopic knee surgery. Matt Murschel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Gators try to remain healthy while pushing to improve this offseason," 1 July 2018

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First Known Use of orthoscopic

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orthoscopic

International Scientific Vocabulary orth- + -scopic (as in microscopic)

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The first known use of orthoscopic was in 1853

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“Orthoscopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthoscopic. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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or·​tho·​scop·​ic | \ ˌȯr-thə-ˈskäp-ik How to pronounce orthoscopic (audio) \

Medical Definition of orthoscopic

: giving an image in correct and normal proportions with a minimum of distortion

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