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fiberoptics

 [fi″ber-op´tiks]
the transmission of an image along flexible bundles of glass or plastic fibers each of which carries an element of the image.

fi·ber·op·tics

(fī'bĕr-op'tiks),
Optic system in which the image is conveyed by a compact bundle of small-diameter, flexible, transparent fibers.

fiberoptics

/fi·ber·op·tics/ (fi″ber-op´tiks) the transmission of an image along flexible bundles of glass or plastic fibers, each of which carries an element of the image.

fiberoptics

[-op′tiks]
the technical process by which an internal organ or cavity can be viewed, using glass or plastic fibers to transmit light through a specially designed tube and reflect a magnified image. Also spelled fibreoptics. fiberoptic, adj.

fi·ber·op·tics

(fī'bĕr-op'tiks)
An optic system in which flexible glass or plastic fibers are used to transmit light around curves and corners; of particular use in endoscopy.
Synonym(s): fibre-optics.

Fiberoptics

In medicine, fiberoptics uses glass or plastic fibers to transmit light through a specially designed tube. The tube is inserted into organs or body cavities where it transmits a magnified image of the internal body structures.
Mentioned in: Sympathectomy

fi·ber·op·tics

(fī'bĕr-op'tiks)
An optic system in which flexible glass or plastic fibers are used to transmit light around curves and corners.
Synonym(s): fibre-optics.

fiberoptics

(fībərop´tiks),
n the technical process by which an internal organ or cavity can be viewed, using glass or plastic fibers to transmit light through a special tube designed to magnify and reflect an image of the surface of the internal region under observation.

fiberoptics

the transmission of an image along flexible bundles of glass or plastic fibers each of which carries an element of the image.