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fluoroscopy

[ floo-ros-kuh-pee, flaw-, floh- ]
/ flʊˈrɒs kə pi, flɔ-, floʊ- /
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noun

the use of or examination by means of a fluoroscope.

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Origin of fluoroscopy

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

OTHER WORDS FROM fluoroscopy

fluor·os·co·pist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for fluoroscopy

  • Associated words: fluoroscope, fluoroscopy, cryptoscopy, cryptoscope.

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British Dictionary definitions for fluoroscopy

fluoroscopy
/ (flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ) /

noun

examination of a person or object by means of a fluoroscope
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Medical definitions for fluoroscopy

fluoroscopy
[ flu-rŏskə-pē, flô- ]

n.

Examination by means of a fluoroscope.radioscopy
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