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fluor·o·scope

 (flo͝or′ə-skōp′, flôr′-)
n.
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.
fluor′o·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
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fluoroscope

(ˈflʊərəˌskəʊp)
n
(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
fluoroscopic adj
ˌfluoroˈscopically adv
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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.
[1896]
fluor`o•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
fluor`o•scop′i•cal•ly, adv.
fluo•ros•co•py (flʊˈrɒs kə pi, flɔ-, floʊ-) n.
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fluoroscope

a device fitted with a screen that fluoresces when exposed to radiation.
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Noun1.fluoroscope - an X-ray machine that combines an X-ray source and a fluorescent screen to enable direct observationfluoroscope - an X-ray machine that combines an X-ray source and a fluorescent screen to enable direct observation
X-ray machine - an apparatus that provides a source of X rays
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Translations

fluor·o·scope

n. fluoroscopio, instrumento que hace visibles los rayos-x en una pantalla fluorescente.
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