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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Viewing; seeing; observation: microscopy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • suffix observation, viewing

Etymologies

Greek -skopiā, from skopein, to see.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek σκοπέω ("to see"). (Wiktionary)

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