tachistoscope

noun
ta·chis·to·scope | \tə-ˈki-stə-ˌskōp, ta-\

Definition of tachistoscope 

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

Other Words from tachistoscope

tachistoscopic \tə-ˌki-stə-ˈskä-pik \ adjective
tachistoscopically \tə-ˌki-stə-ˈskä-pi-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of tachistoscope

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tachistoscope

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

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tachistoscope

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

Medical Definition of tachistoscope 

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

Other Words from tachistoscope

tachistoscopic \-ˌkis-tə-ˈskäp-ik \ adjective
tachistoscopically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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