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fluoroscopy

[ floo-ros-kuh-pee, flaw-, floh- ]

noun

  1. the use of or examination by means of a fluoroscope.


fluoroscopy

/ flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ /

noun

  1. examination of a person or object by means of a fluoroscope


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Other Words From

  • fluor·osco·pist noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of fluoroscopy1

First recorded in 1895–1900; fluoro- + -scopy

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Example Sentences

An interventional radiologist uses x-ray fluoroscopy to guide the catheter to the right spot, manually negotiating the twists and turns in the labyrinthine network of the brain’s circulatory system.

Associated words: fluoroscope, fluoroscopy, cryptoscopy, cryptoscope.

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