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Röntgen

[rent-guh n, -juh n, ruhnt-; German rœnt-guh n; Dutch roont-khuh n] /ˈrɛnt gən, -dʒən, ˈrʌnt-; German ˈrœnt gən; Dutch ˈrunt xən/
noun
1.
Julius
[yoo-lee-uh s] /ˈyu li əs/ (Show IPA),
1855–1932, Dutch pianist, conductor, and composer; born in Germany.
2.
Wilhelm Konrad
[wil-helm kon-rad;; German vil-helm kawn-raht] /ˈwɪl hɛlm ˈkɒn ræd;; German ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈkɔn rɑt/ (Show IPA),
Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad.
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British Dictionary definitions for rontgen

röntgen

/ˈrɒntɡən; -tjən; ˈrɛnt-/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of roentgen

Röntgen

/ˈrɒntɡən; -tjən; ˈrɛnt-; German ˈrœntɡən/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of (Wilhelm Konrad) Roentgen
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rontgen in Medicine

röntgen rönt·gen (rěnt'gən, -jən, rŭnt'-)
n.
Variant of roentgen.

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