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1. a telehealth technique consisting of electronic transmission of radiographic images.
2. radiography with the radiation source about 2 meters from the subject, more nearly securing parallelism of the rays and minimizing distortion.
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(tel'og-nō'sis), In the diphthong gn, the g is silent only at the beginning of a word.
Obsolete term denoting diagnosis by means of radiographs or other diagnostic tests transmitted by telephone or radio. See: teleradiology.
[G. tēle, distant, + gnōsis, a knowing]
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