Definition of Fluoroscope

1. Noun. An X-ray machine that combines an X-ray source and a fluorescent screen to enable direct observation.

Exact synonyms: Roentgenoscope
Generic synonyms: X-ray Machine



Definition of Fluoroscope

1. n. An instrument for observing or exhibiting fluorescence.

2. n. A fluorescent screen, with hood to protect the eyes, used for observing the shadows cast by objects placed in the path of the X rays.

Definition of Fluoroscope

1. Noun. a device used to view continuous live X-ray images on a fluorescent screen ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fluoroscope

1. [v -SCOPED, -SCOPING, -SCOPES]

Medical Definition of Fluoroscope

1. A fluoroscope is an imaging device that uses X-rays to view internal body structures on a screen. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluoroscope

fluorophore
fluorophores
fluorophotometer
fluorophotometry
fluoropolymer
fluoropolymers
fluoroprobe
fluoroprobes
fluoropyridine
fluoropyrimidine
fluoropyrimidines
fluoroquinolone
fluoroquinolones
fluororoentgenography
fluoros
fluoroscope (current term)
fluoroscoped
fluoroscopes
fluoroscopic
fluoroscopies
fluoroscoping
fluoroscopist
fluoroscopists
fluoroscopy
fluoroses
fluorosis
fluorosugar
fluorosulfite
fluorosurfactant
fluorosurfactants

Literary usage of Fluoroscope

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1. The Practical Application of the Röntgen Rays in Therapeutics and Diagnosis by William Allen Pusey, Eugene Wilson Caldwell (1903)
"Below the diaphragm the fluoroscope is of little use, and is seldom employed ... Location of Foreign Bodies with the fluoroscope.—The location of foreign ..."

2. Electricity in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Nose, Throat by William Scheppegrell (1898)
"A stronger source of radiation is necessary for the fluoroscope, ... In the examination of the bones of the face, especially, the fluoroscope gives but ..."

3. A System of Instruction in X-ray Methods and Medical Uses of Light, Hot-air by Samuel Howard Monell (1902)
"The fluoroscope.—Differing somewhat in the shape and size of its box and in the quality of its screen, the fluoroscope has been more or less indifferently ..."

4. Practical X-ray Therapy by Noble Murray Eberhart (1909)
"The fluoroscope—Substitute for Dark Room—Fluoroscopic Examinations—Care of ... The fluoroscope.—The X-ray is not perceived by the human eye as light and ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"... rare and curiously shaped Ornithoptera paradisea and not disturb a scale on its superb wings. With the fluoroscope one could doubtless see all the ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1896)
"... one-half to three inches from the reflectors, the x-ray, as shown in the fluoroscope, and the fluorescence within the tube were seemingly extinguished. ..."

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