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[rent-guh-nahyz, -juh-, ruhnt-]
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verb (used with object), roent·gen·ized, roent·gen·iz·ing. (formerly)
  1. to subject to the action of x-rays.
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Also especially British, roent·gen·ise.

Origin of roentgenize

1895–1900; roentgen + -ize
Related formsroent·gen·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for roentgenize


roentgenise, rntgenize or rntgenise

  1. (tr) to bombard with X-rays
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Derived Formsroentgenization, roentgenisation, rntgenization or rntgenisation, noun
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