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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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