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Fluoroscope

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Fluoroscope, device used in medical diagnosis and engineering quality control that allows the direct observation of an X-ray beam that is being passed through an object under examination. It contains a fluorescent screen, which converts the X-ray image into visible light, and, often, an image intensifier.

See also: X ray.

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