Fluoroscopic
Fluoroscope Flu*or"o*scope, n. [Fluorescence + -scope.] 1. (Phys.) An instrument for observing or exhibiting fluorescence. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physics) A fluorescent screen, with hood to protect the eyes, used for observing the shadows cast by objects placed in the path of the X rays. -- {Flu*or`o*scop"ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • fluoroscopic — adjective see fluoroscope I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fluoroscopic — fluoroscopically, adv. /floor euh skop ik, flawr , flohr /, adj. of or pertaining to the fluoroscope or fluoroscopy. [1895 1900; FLUOROSCOPE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • fluoroscopic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or using a fluoroscope …   Wiktionary

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  • fluoroscopic — flu·o·ro·scop·ic || ‚flÊŠrÉ™ skÉ‘pɪk / skÉ’p adj. of the fluoroscope, of fluoroscopy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fluoroscopic — flu·o·ro·scop·ic …   English syllables

  • fluoroscopic — /flʊərəˈskɒpɪk/ (say floouhruh skopik), /flurə / (say floohruh ) adjective relating to the fluoroscope or to fluoroscopy. –fluoroscopically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • fluoroscopic — adjective see fluoroscope I * * * fluoroscopically, adv. /floor euh skop ik, flawr , flohr /, adj. of or pertaining to the fluoroscope or fluoroscopy. [1895 1900; FLUOROSCOPE + IC] * * * fluoroscopˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Fluoroscopy — is an imaging technique commonly used by physicians to obtain real time moving images of the internal structures of a patient through the use of a fluoroscope. In its simplest form, a fluoroscope consists of an x ray source and fluorescent screen …   Wikipedia

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