radiology [ rey-dee- ol- uh-jee ] SHOW IPA / ˌreɪ diˈɒl ə dʒi / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun the science dealing with x-rays or nuclear radiation, especially for medical uses. the examination or photographing of organs, bones, etc., with such rays. the interpretation of medical x-ray photographs.
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Origin of radiology
First recorded in 1895–1900;
-logy OTHER WORDS FROM radiology ra·di·ol·o·gist, noun
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How to use radiology in a sentence
Or Scott Kelly, also well trained as an interventional radiologist (though without a video).
Broadwell lives in Charlotte, N.C., with her radiologist husband and two young boys.
She is married to Scott Broadwell, an interventional radiologist.
And these were examined by ourselves and by the radiologist, who assisted us in this endeavor.
British Dictionary definitions for radiology noun the use of X-rays and radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease Derived forms of radiology radiologist, noun
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Medical definitions for radiology n. The branch of medicine that makes diagnostic images of anatomic structures through the use of electromagnetic radiation or sound waves and that treats disease through the use of radioactive compounds. Radiological imaging techniques include x-rays, CAT scans, PET scans, MRIs, and ultrasonograms. The use of radiation for the scientific examination of material structures; radioscopy. Other words from radiology ra′di•o•log ( ′i•cal -ə-lŏj) null ′ĭ-kəl adj. ra′di•ol ′o•gist n.
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Scientific definitions for radiology The branch of medicine that deals with diagnostic images of anatomic structures through the use of electromagnetic radiation or sound waves and that treats disease through the use of radioactive compounds. Radiologic imaging techniques include x-rays, CAT scans, PET scans, MRIs, and ultrasonograms.
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Cultural definitions for radiology
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