fluoroscopy

[floo-ros-kuh-pee, flaw-, floh-]
noun
the use of or examination by means of a fluoroscope.

Origin:
1895–1900; fluoro- + -scopy

fluoroscopist, noun
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fluoroscopy (flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ)
 
n
examination of a person or object by means of a fluoroscope

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fluoroscopy
1896, from fluor- + -oscopy (see fluorescence).
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Medical Dictionary

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

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fluoroscope   (fl-rŏs'kə-pē)  Pronunciation Key 
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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Example sentences
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.
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