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radiology

 [ra″de-ol´ah-je]
the branch of medical science dealing with use of x-rays, radioactive substances, and other forms of radiant energy in diagnosis and treatment of disease. adj., adj radiolog´ic, radiolog´ical.
interventional radiology the branch of radiology concerned with providing diagnosis and treatment of disease by a variety of percutaneous procedures performed under the guidance of radiologic imaging.

roent·gen·ol·o·gy

(rent'gen-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of roentgen rays in all their applications. Radiology is the preferred term in the context of medical imaging.

roentgenology

/roent·gen·ol·o·gy/ (-ol´-ah-je) radiology.

roentgenology

(rĕnt′gə-nŏl′ə-jē, -jə-, rŭnt′-)
n.
Radiology employing x-rays.

roent′gen·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), roent′gen·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
roent′gen·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
roent′gen·ol′o·gist n.

roentgenology

See radiology.

roent·gen·ol·o·gy

(rent'gen-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of roentgen rays in all their applications. Radiology is the preferred term in the context of medical imaging.

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American Journal of Roentgenology 157(6):1337-1340, December 1991.
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