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conspectus = con + spect + us

con-: together, with

spect: derived from Latin "specere", meaning "look"

-us: used to form taxonomic names

So conspectus means: 

Something of putting together in order to look (or analyse).

It indicates "an overall view", always used in book's name or chapter's name, introducing an overall view before stepping into detail content.

Evolution of usage

Something of putting together in order to look is always seen in book's name.

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The conspectus is always seen in book's name.

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