[ rey-dee-oh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈreɪ di oʊˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for radiograph

/ (ˈreɪdɪəʊˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /


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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Medical definitions for radiograph

[ rādē-ō-grăf′ ]


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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