One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.
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.
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