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

the use of or examination by means of a fluoroscope.
examination of a person or object by means of a fluoroscope

1896, from fluor- (see fluorescence) + -oscopy (see -scope).

fluoroscopy fluo·ros·co·py (flu-rŏs’kə-pē, flô-)
Examination by means of a fluoroscope. Also called radioscopy.
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.

fluoroscopy noun (fl-rŏs’kə-pē)


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