Definition of Bioscopy

1. Noun. (medicine) the examination of a body to determine if it is alive or dead ¹



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Definition of Bioscopy

1. a type of medical examination [n -PIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bioscopy

biosafety level 2
biosafety level 3
biosafety level 4
biosatellite
biosatellites
bioscaffold
bioscaffolds
bioscience
biosciences
bioscientific
bioscientist
bioscientists
bioscope
bioscopes
bioscopies
bioscopy (current term)
biose
biosecurity
biosemantic
biosemantics
biosemiotics
biosensing
biosensor
biosensors
biosensory
bioseparation
biosequence
biosequences
bioseries
bioseston

Literary usage of Bioscopy

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1. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"Electro-bioscopy.—The determination of the existence of life or death by the passage of electricity through the muscles and nerves. Electro-Brassing. ..."

2. A New Medical Dictionary: Including All the Words and Phrases Used in by George Milbry Gould (1890)
"See bioscopy. E.-chemistry, the science of the inter-relations and laws of electricity and chemistry. E.-magnetism, magnetism induced within iron, ..."

3. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"bioscopy (bi-os1-ko-pe) [see Bioscope]. Examination of the body to ascertain whether life is present. B., Electro-, examination by the *id of the electric ..."

4. Elementary Principles of Electro-therapeutics for the Use of Physicians and by Celia M. Haynes (1890)
"Electro-bioscopy. Testing the muscles by electricity to see if life is extinct. Electro-Cautery. See Galvano-Cautery. Electro-Chemical Bath. ..."

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