or ra·di·o·log·ic

[ rey-dee-uh-loj-i-kuh l or rey-dee-uh-loj-ik ]
/ ˌreɪ di əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl or ˌreɪ di əˈlɒdʒ ɪk /


of or relating to radiology.
involving radioactive materials: radiological warfare.

Nearby words

  1. radiolarian,
  2. radiolesion,
  3. radioligand,
  4. radiolocation,
  5. radiolocator,
  6. radiological anatomy,
  7. radiologist,
  8. radiology,
  9. radiolucent,
  10. radioluminescence

Origin of radiological

First recorded in 1905–10; radiolog(y) + -ical

Related formsra·di·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for radiological

  • They're bringing a snootful of radiological hell, and that's the damned bayonet-line across the road.

    Way of a Rebel|Walter M. Miller
  • Shortening bread—big plans, something special, a radiological death-dish for the world.

    Way of a Rebel|Walter M. Miller
  • During the day, there were radiological disturbances originating in the atmosphere that made reception of the signals difficult.

    Tangle Hold|F. L. Wallace
  • There is a pathological laboratory in the hospital as well as an electrical and radiological one.

British Dictionary definitions for radiological


/ (ˌreɪdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) /


of, relating to, or concerning radiology or the equipment used in radiology
of, relating to, or involving radioactive materialsradiological warfare
Derived Formsradiologically, adverb

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