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radioscopy

[ rey-dee-os-kuh-pee ]
/ ˌreɪ diˈɒs kə pi /
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noun

the examination of objects opaque to light by means of another form of radiation, usually x-rays.

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Origin of radioscopy

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

OTHER WORDS FROM radioscopy

ra·di·o·scop·ic [rey-dee-oh-skop-ik], /ˌreɪ di oʊˈskɒp ɪk/, ra·di·o·scop·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for radioscopy

radioscopy
/ (ˌreɪdɪˈɒskəpɪ) /

noun

another word for fluoroscopy

Derived forms of radioscopy

radioscopic (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈskɒpɪk), adjectiveradioscopically, adverb
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Medical definitions for radioscopy

radioscopy
[ rā′dē-ŏskə-pē ]

n.

fluoroscopy
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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