orthoscopic

adjective

or·​tho·​scop·​ic ˌȯr-thə-ˈskä-pik How to pronounce orthoscopic (audio)
: giving an image in correct and normal proportions

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of orthoscopic was in 1853

Dictionary Entries Near orthoscopic

Cite this Entry

“Orthoscopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthoscopic. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

orthoscopic

adjective
or·​tho·​scop·​ic ˌȯr-thə-ˈskäp-ik How to pronounce orthoscopic (audio)
: giving an image in correct and normal proportions with a minimum of distortion
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