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fiber optics

n. (used with sing. verb)
1. The science or technology of light transmission through very fine, flexible glass or plastic fibers.
2. A cable or network of cables containing optical fibers.

fi′ber-op′tic, fi′ber·op′tic (fī′bər-ŏp′tĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.fiberoptic - of or relating to fiber optics


a. fibróptico, rel. a las fibras ópticas.


adj de fibra óptica
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Table 56: Latin American Long-term Projections for Medical Fiber Optics by Product Segment - Fiberoptic Surgical Lights, Fiberoptic Dental Lights, Endoscopes, Laser Fiberoptics, Fiberoptic Sensors and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46
With ten colors available, Spectrum's line of Color-Coded Fiberoptic Light Cables makes it easy to track by department.
Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy revealed a patent airway with an edematous and erythematous epiglottis and aryepiglottic folds without involvement of the glottis.
a leading fiberoptic technology company and manufacturer of the FiberPatrol[R] line of intrusion detection and communication products, announced today that it has completed the first installation in a project to secure a public water utility in the state of Florida.
Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy should be performed in all cases to carefully examine the supraglottic and subglottic areas.
Optellios is a leading fiberoptic technology company and manufacturer of the FiberPatrol[R] line of intrusion detection and communication products.
Laryngopharyngeal reflux injury was noted on transnasal fiberoptic laryngoscopy.
While it has taken a few years for them to gain acceptance, fiberoptic temperature and pressure sensors are being increasingly adopted by the oil and gas industries.
Lateral neck radiography and fiberoptic laryngoscopy revealed extensive edema and erythema involving the epiglottis, aryepiglottic folds, and false vocal folds; the edema obstructed more than 50% of the glottic aperture (figure 1).
We undertook a study to determine the usefulness and effectiveness of a relatively new, portable 980-nm wavelength diode laser with a fiberoptic delivery system.
Apogee Photonics provides advanced fiberoptic components that offer a high-level of integration with dramatically reduced complexities and costs.
However, flexible fiberoptic nasopharyngoscopy with an Olympus ENF-P4 scope detected a lesion on the dorsal surface of the soft palate.