[ zeer-oh-rey-dee-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˌzɪər oʊˈreɪ di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /


an x-ray utilizing a specially coated plate that allows a picture to be developed without the use of liquid chemicals.

Nearby words

  1. xeromorphic,
  2. xerophagy,
  3. xerophilous,
  4. xerophthalmia,
  5. xerophyte,
  6. xeroradiography,
  7. xerosere,
  8. xerosis,
  9. xerostomia,
  10. xerothermic

Origin of xeroradiograph

Related formsxe·ro·ra·di·og·ra·phy [zeer-oh-rey-dee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌzɪər oʊˌreɪ diˈɒg rə fi/, noun

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Medicine definitions for xeroradiography


[ zîr′ə-rā′dē-ŏgrə-fē ]


A dry photographic or photocopying process in which a negative image formed by a resinous powder on an electrically charged plate is electrically transferred to and thermally fixed as positive on a paper or other copying surface.xeroradiograph
Related formsxe′ro•radi•o•graph (-rādē-ō-grăf′) n.

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