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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

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