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Definition of "radiography" [ra•di•og•ra•phy]

  • The process by which radiographs are made. Also called skiagraphy. (noun)

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Use "radiography" in a sentence
  • "The first year fellows progress through all major modalities including plain radiography, fluoroscopy, cross sectional body imaging including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound (US), neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology and cardiovascular imaging (CVI) under full-time staff supervision."
  • "Enlarge+General radiography is the most basic form of medical imaging."
  • "Already many of these isotopes have industrial uses in radiography of castings, welds and inspection of internal parts of machines-replacing X-ray machines of various penetrating power."