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roentgenism

roentgenism in Medicine

roentgenism roent·ge·nism (rěnt'gə-nĭz'əm, -jə-, rŭnt'-)
n.

  1. The use of x-rays in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

  2. A damaging effect of x-rays on tissues.

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