from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device equipped with a fluorescent screen on which the internal structures of an optically opaque object, such as the human body, may be continuously viewed as shadowy images formed by the differential transmission of x-rays through the object. Also called roentgenoscope.
- transitive v. To examine the interior of (an object) with a fluoroscope.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a device used to view continuous live X-ray images on a fluorescent screen
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument for observing or exhibiting fluorescence.
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An aparatus designed for observing the effect of the Röntgen rays by means of their action on a fluorescent substance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an X-ray machine that combines an X-ray source and a fluorescent screen to enable direct observation
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Roger D. Landon, attorney for Douglass, contends Gooding's failure to use a fluoroscope was a key factor in Neel's death.
A fluoroscope, mounted near the floor and enclosed in a shielded box, revealed an image of our feet within the shoes on a fluorescent screen that we could see, assuring a proper fit while radiation leaked into the surrounding area.
It had to be done in the x-ray room under the fluoroscope, so they can watch what they were doing.
“By taking advantage of this ‘fluoroscope effect,’ we managed to pick up a surprisingly large volume of interior data via the passive sensors on the probes.”
Demonstrations of guided missiles, of a patient taking what looks like a Barium swallow in front of a fluoroscope, and the father taking home movies of his child with a video camera and playing them back on his TV all give us pause to remember that whatever good or not-so-good aspects of our present-day lives, we stand on the shoulders of people who were true visionaries more than 50 years ago.
Detaching the brush or comb component reveals the weapon, but the all plastic construction makes the weapon invisible to x-rays or a fluoroscope.
I particularly like that the x-ray or fluoroscope of his body shows a skeleton and a beating heart shaped somewhat like a valentine heart.
There is copious drinking in the film, some white telephones and blond furniture, and a fluoroscope.
Then I got in the x-ray room and up on the table under the fluoroscope for the procedure.
*Dye injected into the feeding tube shows up on the fluoroscope to assist proper placement.