- a picture revealing the presence of radioactive material, the film being laid directly on the object to be tested.
Also au·to·ra·di·o·gram [aw-toh-rey-dee-uh-gram] /ˌɔ toʊˈreɪ di əˌgræm/.
Origin of autoradiograph
Also called radioautograph.
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- a photograph showing the distribution of a radioactive substance in a specimen. The photographic plate is exposed by radiation from the specimenAlso called: radioautograph
- An image recorded on a photographic film or plate produced by the radiation emitted from a specimen, such as a section of tissue, that has been treated or injected with a radioactively labeled isotope or that has absorbed or ingested such an isotope.radioautograph
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