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fluoroscopy

[floo-ros-kuh-pee, flaw-, floh-] /flʊˈrɒs kə pi, flɔ-, floʊ-/
noun
1.
the use of or examination by means of a fluoroscope.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; fluoro- + -scopy
Related forms
fluoroscopist, noun
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Examples from the web for fluoroscopy
  • Moving x-ray images called fluoroscopy will help guide the catheter into the correct position.
  • fluoroscopy is a technique for continuous or intermittent x-ray monitoring.
British Dictionary definitions for fluoroscopy

fluoroscopy

/flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ/
noun
1.
examination of a person or object by means of a fluoroscope
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Word Origin and History for fluoroscopy
n.

1896, from fluor- (see fluorescence) + -oscopy (see -scope).

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fluoroscopy in Medicine

fluoroscopy fluo·ros·co·py (flu-rŏs'kə-pē, flô-)
n.
Examination by means of a fluoroscope. Also called radioscopy.

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fluoroscopy in Science
fluoroscope
  (fl-rŏs'kə-pē)   
A radiologic instrument equipped with a fluorescent screen on which opaque internal structures can be viewed as moving shadow images formed by the differential transmission of x-rays through the body.

fluoroscopy noun (fl-rŏs'kə-pē)
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