radiography

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

the production of radiographs.

Nearby words

  1. radiogold colloid,
  2. radiogoniometer,
  3. radiogram,
  4. radiograph,
  5. radiographer,
  6. radioimmunity,
  7. radioimmunoassay,
  8. radioimmunodiffusion,
  9. radioimmunoelectrophoresis,
  10. radioimmunology

Origin of radiography

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

Related formsra·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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British Dictionary definitions for radiography

radiography

/ (ˌreɪdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the production of radiographs of opaque objects for use in medicine, surgery, industry, etc
Derived Formsradiographer, nounradiographic (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveradiographically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for radiography

radiography

n.

1896, from radiograph (1880), originally a device to measure sunshine; from radio-, comb. form of radiation, + -graph. As a type of image-making device, from 1896.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for radiography

radiography

[ rā′dē-ŏgrə-fē ]

n.

The process by which radiographs are made.

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