an instrument, such as a fluoroscope, capable of detecting radiant energy
[rey-dee-os-kuh-pee] /ˌreɪ diˈɒs kə pi/ noun 1. the examination of objects opaque to light by means of another form of radiation, usually x-rays. /ˌreɪdɪˈɒskəpɪ/ noun 1. another word for fluoroscopy n. 1896, from radio- + -scopy. radioscopy ra·di·os·co·py (rā’dē-ŏs’kə-pē) n. See fluoroscopy.
[rey-dee-oh-sen-si-tiv] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈsɛn sɪ tɪv/ adjective, Pathology. 1. (of certain tissues or organisms) to or destructible by various types of radiant energy, as x-rays, rays from radioactive material, or the like. /ˌreɪdɪəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ adjective 1. affected by or sensitive to radiation radiosensitive ra·di·o·sen·si·tive (rā’dē-ō-sěn’sĭ-tĭv) adj. Sensitive to the action of radiation. Used especially of living […]
noun, Informal. 1. a room or structure, as on a ship, for housing radio equipment.
[rey-dee-oh-sen-si-tahy-zer] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪ zər/ noun 1. a substance, as a drug, that enhances the sensitivity of tissues or cells to radiation therapy.