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roentgenology

[ rent-guh-nol-uh-jee, -juh-, ruhnt- ]
/ ˌrɛnt gəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -dʒə-, ˌrʌnt- /
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noun
the branch of medicine dealing with diagnosis and therapy through x-rays.
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Origin of roentgenology

First recorded in 1910–15; roentgeno- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM roentgenology

roent·gen·o·log·ic [rent-guh-nl-oj-ik, -juh-, ruhnt-], /ˌrɛnt gə nlˈɒdʒ ɪk, -dʒə-, ˌrʌnt-/, roent·gen·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveroent·gen·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbroent·gen·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for roentgenology

roentgenology

rntgenology

/ (ˌrɒntɡəˈnɒlɒdʒɪ, -tjə-, ˌrɛnt-) /

noun
an obsolete name for radiology

Derived forms of roentgenology

roentgenological or rntgenological (ˌrɒntɡənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl, -tjə-, ˌrɛnt-), adjectiveroentgenologically or rntgenologically, adverbroentgenologist or rntgenologist, noun
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Medical definitions for roentgenology

roentgenology
[ rĕnt′gə-nŏlə-jē, -jə-, rŭnt′- ]

n.
Radiology using x-rays.

Other words from roentgenology

roent′gen•olo•gist n.
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