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


the use of or examination by means of a fluoroscope.

Origin of fluoroscopy

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

Related forms

fluor·os·co·pist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fluoroscopy


/ (flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ) /


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


[ flu-rŏskə-pē, flô- ]


Examination by means of a fluoroscope.radioscopy
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Science definitions for fluoroscopy


[ flu-rŏskə-pē ]

A radiologic instrument equipped with a fluorescent screen on which opaque internal structures can be viewed as moving shadow images formed by the differential transmission of x-rays through the body.

Related forms

fluoroscopy noun (flu-rŏskə-pē)
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