Meaning of fibrescope in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪbəskəʊp/


  • A fibre-optic device for viewing inaccessible internal structures, especially in the human body.

    ‘Specialists from Tokyo's fire department located the three through advanced instruments including fiberscopes.’
    • ‘He published his results on a ‘flexible fibrescope’ in Nature, January 1954.’
    • ‘BAL was carried out according to a standard protocol using an Olympus type 30 fiberscope (Olympus; Tokyo, Japan).’