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fiberscope

 [fi´ber-skōp″]
a flexible endoscope whose lumen is coated with fiberoptic glass or plastic fibers that have the optical property of transmitting images.

flexible endoscope

an optic instrument that transmits light and carries images back to the observer through flexible (about 10 mcm) transparent fibers, and used to inspect and treat interior portions of the body. These instruments are generally equipped with mechanisms for steering and may have additional ports for allowing sampling and/or operative instruments along their axis to the internal site.
See also: fiberoptics.
Synonym(s): fiberscope

fiberscope

(fī′bər-skōp′)
n.
A flexible fiber-optic instrument used to view an object or area, such as a body cavity, that would otherwise be inaccessible.

fiberscope

[fī′bərskōp]
Etymology: L, fibra + Gk, skopein, to look
a flexible fiberoptic instrument having an inner shaft coated with light-conveying glass or plastic fibers for visualization of internal structures. Fiberscopes are specially designed for the examination of particular organs and cavities of the body and are used in bronchoscopy, endoscopy, and gastroscopy.
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Flexible colon fiberscopes

fi·ber·scope

(fī'bĕr-skōp)
An optic instrument that transmits light and carries images back to the observer through a flexible bundle of small glass or plastic fibers. It is used to inspect interior portions of the body.
See also: fiberoptics

fiberscope

a flexible endoscope whose lumen is coated with fiberoptic glass or plastic fibers having special optical properties. Called also fiberoptiscope.
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FreedomView fiberscopes sell for $4,500 to $7,800, depending on features added to the device, such as cameras.
Department of Homeland Security recently ordered $519,870 in FreedomView fiberscopes to find hidden contraband in vehicles and aircraft.
The Canada Border Services Agency, which has about 36 FreedomView fiberscopes deployed at ports, airports and along the U.
KARL STORZ Flexible Fiberscopes that are compatible with the STERRAD NX and 100NX Systems have the following properties: Silver, stainless-steel focus ring; polymer handle; serial numbers that begin with the number "2"; and meet the STERRAD NX and 100NX Systems' lumen restrictions.
A simple snap-on/snap-off video camera allows quick changes between laryngoscopes and flexible or semi-rigid fiberscopes.
OPTIM also manufactures and markets a complete line of industrial fiberscopes to serve the remote inspection needs of aerospace, transportation, energy generation, law enforcement and school security markets.
Optim Incorporated is ISO 9001-certified and also manufactures and markets a complete line of industrial fiberscopes to serve the remote inspection needs of aerospace, transportation, energy generation, law enforcement and school security markets.
In the agreement, CSI will develop a new firmware for its existing digital imaging instrumentation, and Everest Imaging will market the equipment as the Everest ImageSaver, a product used with VideoProbes, flexible fiberscopes, and rigid borescopes for remote visual inspection (RVI) in aviation and industrial markets.
Figure 13-2: Disposable Flexible Fiberscopes Market, U.
Chart 13-3: Units Sold in the Disposable Flexible Fiberscopes Market, U.
Figure 13-6: Disposable Flexible Fiberscope Adapters Market, U.