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fiberoptic

[fahy-ber-op-tik] /ˌfaɪ bərˈɒp tɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to instruments utilizing fiber optics.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; fiber + optic
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  • Its colorful pink decor is enhanced with a galaxy of fiberoptic lights that continually change color.
  • The ceiling fixture is a fiberoptic floral sculpture that changes colors throughout the day and evening.
  • In this video, a mouse with a fiberoptic cable implanted into his brain explores a four-arm maze.
  • The surgeon inserts a fiberoptic endoscope, which is a thin tube, into the urethra.

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