Definition of Panoptic

1. Adjective. Including everything visible in one view. "A panoptic stain used in microscopy"

Exact synonyms: Panoptical
Similar to: Seeable, Visible
Derivative terms: Panopticon



2. Adjective. Broad in scope or content. "Granted him wide powers"

Definition of Panoptic

1. Adjective. All-seeing; comprehensive, inclusive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Panoptic

1. including everything visible in one view [adj]

Medical Definition of Panoptic

1. All-revealing, denoting the effect of multiple or differential staining. Origin: pan-+ G. Optikos, relating to vision (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panoptic

panobacumab
panobinostat
panocha
panochas
panoche
panoches
panocracy
panodic
panoistic
panomphean
panophobia
panophthalmitis
panoplied
panoplies
panoply
panoptic (current term)
panoptic stain
panoptical
panopticon
panopticons
panorama
panoramas
panoramic
panoramic X-ray
panoramic X-ray film
panoramic radiograph
panoramic rotating machine
panoramic sight
panoramic view
panoramical

Literary usage of Panoptic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Biology of the Blood-cells with a Glossary of Hæmatological Terms: For by Oskar Cameron Gruner (1914)
"Emys lutaria, panoptic: the haemoglobin is polar in situation. 19, 26. ... Triton, panoptic. 22.—Spindle cell from Triton; stained by Unna-Ziehl. ..."

2. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"panoptic Method.—Highly to be recommended for the staining of protozoa, whether in smears or in sections, is the panoptic method. 1. ..."

3. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1920)
"panoptic Method.-—Highly to be recommended for the staining of protozoa, whether in smears or in sections, is the panoptic method. 1. ..."

4. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1912)
"This is the so-called panoptic staining and is to-day generally accomplished by the use of the various forms of neutral stains. ..."

5. The Future of Privacy by Perri 6 (1998)
"This view of the history of privacy as a reaction to the growing 'panoptic' systems of surveillance is particularly associated with the followers of Michel ..."

6. The annals of Derry: Showing the Rise and Progress of the Town from the by Robert Simpson (1847)
"... it is provided with what is termed a "panoptic" * gallery, or balcony, which surrounds about three-fourths of the Governor's house, and from which again ..."

7. The Journal of Sacred Literature (1858)
"We maintain that any study or speculations on Scripture which do not prepare and lead a man's mind to a panoptic survey, at least of the writings of the New ..."

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