Pertaining to fiberoptics.

* * *

fi·ber·op·tic (fi″bər-opґtik) 1. pertaining to fiberoptics. 2. coated with glass or plastic fibers having special optical properties.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fiberoptic — Describes the use of a coated, thin, clear, glass or plastic fiber that can carry light and send information, including images. In medicine, flexible fiberoptic instruments are used to look inside the body. Fiberoptics are also used to deliver… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • fiberoptic colonoscope — a colonoscope that uses fiberoptic technology; called also fibercolonoscope …   Medical dictionary

  • fiberoptic gastroscope — a gastroscope that uses fiberoptic technology. Called also fibergastroscope and gastrofiberscope …   Medical dictionary

  • fiberoptic — /fuy beuhr op tik/, adj. of or pertaining to instruments utilizing fiber optics. [1960 65; FIBER + OPTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • fiberoptic — adjective of or relating to fiber optics • Syn: ↑fiber optic, ↑fibre optic, ↑fibreoptic • Pertains to noun: ↑fibreoptics (for: ↑fibreoptic), ↑fibre optics ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fiberoptic intubation — Fibre optic intubation is a specialised technique within the field of anaesthesiology. The purpose fibre optic intubation is to facilitate the insertion of an endotracheal tube through the mouth or nose, and into the trachea (wind pipe) of… …   Wikipedia

  • fiberoptic bronchoscope — bronchofiberscope …   Medical dictionary

  • fiberoptic bronchoscopy — bronchofibroscopy …   Medical dictionary

  • fiberoptic endoscope — fiberscope …   Medical dictionary

  • fiberoptic probe — a flexible probe made up of a bundle of fine glass fibers optically aligned to transmit an image …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”