Definition of autoscopic in English:

autoscopic

adjective

  • 1Medicine. Of or relating to visual examination of one's own organs or to direct examination of the larynx. Now historical.

  • 2Chiefly Psychology and Psychiatry. Of or relating to autoscopy.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From auto- + -scopic. In sense 1 arising from a mishearing of German orthoskopisch orthoscopic. In sense 2 after autoscopy.

Pronunciation

autoscopic

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈskɒpɪk/