Root Word 1 (Prefixial):
Main Entry: au·tos·co·py
Inflected Form: plural -pies
: visual hallucination of an image of one's body
Source: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary, © 2002 Merriam-Webster, Inc.
a combining form used in the formation of compound words that have the general sense “unnatural attraction” (necrophilia), “tendency” (hemophilia); also forming abstract nouns that correspond to adjectives ending in -philic or -philous or nouns ending in -phile.
< Gk philía friendship, affinity; see -phile, -ia
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2009.