[ aw-tuh-rey-dee-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˌɔ təˈreɪ di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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a picture revealing the presence of radioactive material, the film being laid directly on the object to be tested.
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Also au·to·ra·di·o·gram [aw-toh-rey-dee-uh-gram]. /ˌɔ toʊˈreɪ di əˌgræm/.
Also called radioautograph.
OTHER WORDS FROM autoradiographau·to·ra·di·o·graph·ic [aw-tuh-rey-dee-uh-graf-ik], /ˌɔ təˌreɪ di əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveau·to·ra·di·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for autoradiograph
/ (ˌɔːtəʊˈreɪdɪəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /
a photograph showing the distribution of a radioactive substance in a specimen. The photographic plate is exposed by radiation from the specimenAlso called: radioautograph
Derived forms of autoradiographautoradiographic (ˌɔːtəʊˌreɪdɪəˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveautoradiography (ˌɔːtəʊˌreɪdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for autoradiograph
[ ô′tō-rā′dē-ō-grăf′ ]
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
Other words from autoradiographau′to•ra′di•o•graph′ic adj.au′to•ra′di•og′ra•phy (-ŏg′rə-fē) n.
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