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radiograph

 [ra´de-o-graf″]
an image or record produced on exposed or processed film by radiography.
Relative positions of x-ray tube, patient, and film necessary to make the radiograph shown. Bones tend to stop diagnostic x-rays, but soft tissue does not. This results in the light and dark regions that form the image. From Thompson et al., 1994.
bite-wing radiograph a type of dental radiograph that reveals the crowns, necks, and coronal thirds of the roots of both the upper and lower posterior teeth, as well as the dental arches, produced using bite-wing film.
cephalometric radiograph a radiograph of the head, including the mandible, in full lateral view; used to make measurements; called also cephalogram.
flat plate radiograph a radiograph that visualizes abdominal organs and some abnormalities. It is usually one of the first diagnostic studies performed in assessing a patient for gastrointestinal disorders; no special physical preparation of the patient is necessary.
panoramic radiograph a type of extraoral body-section radiograph on which the entire maxilla or mandible can be depicted on a single film.

ra·di·o·graph

(rā'dē-ō-graf'),
A negative image on photographic film made by exposure to x-rays or gamma rays that have passed through matter or tissue.
Synonym(s): roentgenogram, roentgenograph, x-ray (3)
[radio- + G. graphō, to write]

radiograph

/ra·dio·graph/ (-graf″) the film produced by radiography.

radiograph

(rā′dē-ō-grăf′)
n.
An image produced by radiation, usually by x-rays, and recorded on a radiosensitive surface, such as photographic film, or by photographing a fluoroscopic image. Also called radiogram, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph.
tr.v. radio·graphed, radio·graphing, radio·graphs
To make a radiograph of.

ra′di·og′ra·pher (-ŏg′rə-fər) n.
ra′di·o·graph′ic adj.
ra′di·o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

radiograph

[rā′dē·əgraf′]
an x-ray image. Also called radiogram.
enlarge picture
Normal radiograph of the chest

radiograph

An x-ray; a film produced by X-ray

ra·di·o·graph

(rā'dē-ō-graf)
A negative image on photographic film made by exposure to x-rays that have passed through matter or tissue.
[radio- + G. graphō, to write]

Radiograph

The actual picture or film produced by an x-ray study.
Mentioned in: Skull X Rays

Roentgen,

Wilhelm K., German physicist and Nobel laureate, 1845-1923.
roentgen - the international unit of exposure dose for x-rays or gamma rays.
roentgen ray - Synonym(s): x-ray
roentgenograph - Synonym(s): radiograph

ra·di·o·graph

(rā'dē-ō-graf)
A negative image on photographic film made by exposure to x-rays or gamma rays.
Synonym(s): x-ray (3) .
[radio- + G. graphō, to write]

radiograph

the film produced by radiography.

scout radiograph
see survey radiograph.
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Lateral radiograph of thoraco-abdominal region showed decreased radiolucency of lung and several diffuse radiopaque areas in lung parenchyma were visible throughout lungs.
chest radiograph observed in NLST is likely a good approximation for the mortality benefit that must have been observed of low-dose spiral CT vs.
Acetabular component position was measured on each Danelius-Miller (16) lateral radiograph, using the Woo and Morrey (6) method: the angle between a line tangent to the opening of the acetabular component and a line drawn perpendicular to the horizontal plane (Fig.
A high-arched palate is commonly a developmental feature where the palate is unusually high or narrow, making maxillary radiographs difficult.
The present study also interviewed the % of dentists using periapical radiographs and its reason.
For inter-observer reliability, measurements were repeated after two weeks with randomly selected radiographs and paired t-test was performed.
The formula derived for evaluating skeletal age in cephalometric radiographs is reliable and can be applied to both girl and boy subjects for legal requirements or therapeutic needs of age estimation.
On the basis of our study, it seems not indicated to supplement the periapical radiograph with one or more eccentric projections deviating 10 degrees from the orthogonal plane - and as a consequence inflict increased radiation doses to the patient and additional costs - when the clinician wish to control the cleaning of a root canal in retreatment of single-canal teeth.
Plain radiographs were taken for all patients for assessing the location and type of foreign body.
The patients whose cases were defined as positive by the two examiners (Figure 1) were asked to undergo a modified anterior-posterior (AP) radiograph (with chin elevated) (Figure 2) in order to confirm or refute the suggested findings on the panoramic radiograph.
Material and Methods: The study was conducted on chest radiographs of 4337 adult males who reported for recruitment in Pakistan Army irrespective of ethnicity.