radioscopy

radioscopy
radioscopic /ray'dee oh skop"ik/, radioscopical, adj.
/ray'dee os"keuh pee/, n.
the examination of objects opaque to light by means of another form of radiation, usually x-rays.
[1895-1900; RADIO- + -SCOPY]

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  • radioscopy — ra·di·os·co·py …   English syllables

  • radioscopy — ra•di•os•co•py [[t]ˌreɪ diˈɒs kə pi[/t]] n. med phs the examination of objects opaque to light by means of another form of radiation, usu. x rays • Etymology: 1895–1900 ra di•o•scop′ic oʊˈskɒp ɪk ra di•o•scop′i•cal, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • radioscopy — /reɪdiˈɒskəpi/ (say raydee oskuhpee) noun (plural radioscopies) the examination of opaque objects by means of the X rays or rays emitted by radioactive substances. –radioscopic /ˌreɪdioʊˈskɒpɪk/ (say .raydeeoh skopik), radioscopical… …  

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