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xeroradiograph

[zeer-oh-rey-dee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌzɪər oʊˈreɪ di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
an x-ray utilizing a specially coated plate that allows a picture to be developed without the use of liquid chemicals.
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xeroradiography
[zeer-oh-rey-dee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌzɪər oʊˌreɪ diˈɒg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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xeroradiography in Medicine

xeroradiography xe·ro·ra·di·og·ra·phy (zēr'ə-rā'dē-ŏg'rə-fē)
n.
A dry photographic or photocopying process in which a negative image formed by a resinous powder on an electrically charged plate is electrically transferred to and thermally fixed as positive on a paper or other copying surface. Also called xerography.

xeroradiograph xe·ro·ra·di·o·graph (zēr'ə-rā'dē-ō-grāf')
n.
A radiograph that is produced by xeroradiography. Also called xerogram.

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