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radiography

 [ra″de-og´rah-fe]
the making of film records (radiographs) of internal structures of the body by exposure of film specially sensitized to x-rays or gamma rays. adj., adj radiograph´ic.
body section radiography tomography.
double-contrast radiography mucosal relief radiography.
electron radiography radiography consisting of electronic images that can be computer enhanced, electronically reversed, stored, retrieved, transmitted, and/or printed on photographic film.
mass radiography examination by x-rays of the general population or of large groups of the population.
mucosal relief radiography a technique for revealing any abnormality of the intestinal mucosa, involving injection and evacuation of a barium enema, followed by inflation of the intestine with air under light pressure. The light coating of barium on the inflated intestine in the radiograph reveals clearly even small abnormalities; double-contrast r.
neutron radiography that in which a narrow beam of neutrons from a nuclear reactor is passed through tissues; especially useful in visualizing bony tissue.
panoramic radiography pantomography.
serial radiography the making of several exposures of a particular area at arbitrary intervals.
spot-film radiography the making of localized instantaneous radiographic exposures; see also spot film.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ra·di·og·ra·phy

(rā'dē-og'ră-fē),
Examination of any part of the body for diagnostic purposes by means of x-rays with the record of the findings usually exposed onto photographic film.
Synonym(s): roentgenography
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radiography

(rā′dē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The process by which radiographs are made. Also called skiagraphy.
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radiography

Roentgenography, radiographic imaging Imaging The recording of an image of a region placed in a beam of radiation. See Angiography, Cholangiography, CT imaging, Fluoroscopy, GI series, IVP, Mammography, MRI, Venography, Xeroradiography.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ra·di·og·ra·phy

(rā'dē-og'ră-fē)
Examination of any part of the body for diagnostic purposes by means of x-rays with the record of the findings usually impressed on a photographic film.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

radiography

The use of X-radiation to produce images that can help in diagnosis. Radiography includes the use of CT SCANNING, which is an X-ray technique,RADIONUCLIDE SCANNING and, by courtesy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Compare RADIOLOGY.
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Radiography

Examination of any part of the body through the use of x rays. The process produces an image of shadows and contrasts on film.
Mentioned in: X Rays of the Orbit
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ra·di·og·ra·phy

(rā'dē-og'ră-fē)
Examination of any body part for diagnostic purposes with x-rays with the record of the findings exposed onto photographic film.
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