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radiography

[ rey-dee-og-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌreɪ diˈɒg rə fi /
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noun

the production of radiographs.

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Origin of radiography

First recorded in 1895–1900; radio- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM radiography

ra·di·og·ra·pher, nounra·di·o·graph·ic [rey-dee-oh-graf-ik], /ˌreɪ di oʊˈgræf ɪk/, ra·di·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivera·di·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use radiography in a sentence

  • The wound was infected, and radiography was indicated for diagnosis.

  • The reaction of infection in such wounds makes a diagnosis on physical examination difficult and indicates radiography.

British Dictionary definitions for radiography

radiography
/ (ˌreɪdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the production of radiographs of opaque objects for use in medicine, surgery, industry, etc

Derived forms of radiography

radiographer, nounradiographic (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveradiographically, adverb
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Medical definitions for radiography

radiography
[ rā′dē-ŏgrə-fē ]

n.

The process by which radiographs are made.
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