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Definition of "fluoroscopy" [flu•or•os•co•py]

  • Examination by means of a fluoroscope. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fluoroscopy" in a sentence
  • "The study also shows that the X-ray-guided form of spinal tap, called fluoroscopy-guided lumbar puncture, causes a doubling in risk of bleeding for patients older than"
  • "More than 40 procedures have been performed in St. John's new hybrid room, which has a robotic surgery system and cutting-edge fluoroscopy machine that allows doctors to immediately view X-ray pictures taken of structures inside the body during an operation."
  • "Please be sure to read our general information about fluoroscopy before exploring the details about this procedure."