Periodoscope Pe`ri*od"o*scope, n. [Period + -scope.] (Med.) A table or other means for calculating the periodical functions of women. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • periodoscope — pe·ri·od·o·scope …   English syllables

  • periodoscope — ˌpirēˈädəˌskōp noun Etymology: period (I) + o + scope : a table or dial for calculating the probable date of parturition …   Useful english dictionary

  • -scope — comb. form forming nouns denoting: 1 a device looked at or through (kaleidoscope; telescope). 2 an instrument for observing or showing (gyroscope; oscilloscope). Derivatives: scopic comb. form forming adjectives. Etymology: from or after mod.L… …   Useful english dictionary

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