radiograph

[rey-dee-oh-graf, -grahf]

noun

Also called shadowgraph. a photographic image produced by the action of x-rays or nuclear radiation.

verb (used with object)

to make a radiograph of.

Origin of radiograph

First recorded in 1875–80; radio- + -graph
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Examples from the Web for radiograph

Historical Examples of radiograph

  • It has installed a complete hospital, with 200 beds and a radiograph outfit.

  • No, that radiograph which I have labeled number one is not a copy.

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  • Craig waved the radiograph of the real Watteau as he emphasized his last words.

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  • That is the reason why the white shows through the bodice in the radiograph.

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  • There was no abdominal reaction; the invasion of the abdomen was revealed by the radiograph.


British Dictionary definitions for radiograph

radiograph

noun

an image produced on a specially sensitized photographic film or plate by radiation, usually by X-rays or gamma raysAlso called: radiogram, shadowgraph
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radiograph in Medicine

radiograph

[rādē-ō-grăf′]

n.

An image produced on a radiosensitive surface, such as a photographic film, by radiation other than visible light, as by x-rays passed through an object.
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