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fluo·ros·co·py

 (flo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē, flô-, flō-)
n. pl. fluo·ros·co·pies
Examination by means of a fluoroscope.

fluo·ros′co·pist n.
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fluoroscopy

(flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) examination of a person or object by means of a fluoroscope
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fluo·ros·co·py

(flo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē)
A technique for viewing internal organs in which a continuous series of x-rays is taken, and the images are processed by a computer before being projected onto a display screen. Fluoroscopy makes it possible to see moving images of the body system being examined.
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fluoroscopy

an examination by means of a screen coated with a fluorescent substance responsive to radiation from x rays. — fluoroscopic, adj.
See also: Radiation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluoroscopy - examination of body structures using a fluoroscope
radioscopy, radiology - (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
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Translations

fluor·os·co·py

n. fluoroscopía, uso del fluoroscopio para examinar los tejidos y otras estructuras internas del cuerpo.
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fluoroscopy

n (pl -pies) fluoroscopia
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