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fluoroscope

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noun fluo·ro·scope \ˈflu̇r-ə-ˌskōp, ˈflȯr-\

Definition of fluoroscope

  1. :  an instrument used for observing the internal structure of an opaque object (as the living body) by means of X-rays

fluoroscopic play \ˌflu̇r-ə-ˈskä-pik, ˌflȯr-\ adjective
fluoroscopically play \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
fluoroscopist play \flu̇-ˈräs-kə-pist, flȯ-\ noun
fluoroscopy play \-pē\ noun


Origin of fluoroscope

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1896


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fluoroscope

verb fluo·ro·scope

Definition of fluoroscope

fluoroscopedfluoroscoping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to examine by fluoroscopy



1898

First Known Use of fluoroscope

1898


Medical Dictionary

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fluoroscope

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noun flu·o·ro·scope \ˈflu̇r-ə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of fluoroscope

  1. :  an instrument used chiefly in industry and in medical diagnosis for observing the internal structure of opaque objects (as the living body) by means of the shadow cast by the object examined upon a fluorescent screen when placed between the screen and a source of X-rays

fluoroscopic \ˌflu̇r-ə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective
fluoroscopically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
fluoroscopist \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈäs-kə-pəst\play noun
fluoroscopy \-pē\play noun plural fluoroscopies



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fluoroscope

transitive verb fluo·ro·scope

Medical Definition of fluoroscope

fluoroscoped; fluoroscoping

  1. :  to examine by fluoroscopy




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