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A device equipped with a fluorescent screen on which the internal structures of an optically opaque object, such as the human body, may be continuously viewed as shadowy images formed by the differential transmission of x-rays through the object. Also called roentgenoscope.
tr.v. fluor·o·scoped, fluor·o·scop·ing, fluor·o·scopes
To examine the interior of (an object) with a fluoroscope.
fluor′o·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
(Medicine) a device consisting of a fluorescent screen and an X-ray source that enables an X-ray image of an object, person, or part to be observed directly
fluor•o•scope(ˈflʊər əˌskoʊp, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr-)
n., v. -scoped, -scop•ing. n.
1. a tube or box fitted with a screen coated with a fluorescent substance, used for viewing objects, esp. deep body structures, by means of x-ray or other radiation.v.t.
2. to examine by means of a fluoroscope.
fluor`o•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
fluo•ros•co•py (flʊˈrɒs kə pi, flɔ-, floʊ-) n.
a device fitted with a screen that fluoresces when exposed to radiation.See also: Instruments
n. fluoroscopio, instrumento que hace visibles los rayos-x en una pantalla fluorescente.