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Definition of "radiology" []

  • The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment of disease. (noun)
  • The use of ionizing radiation for medical diagnosis, especially the use of x-rays in medical radiography or fluoroscopy. (noun)
  • The use of radiation for the scientific examination of material structures; radioscopy. (noun)
  • The use of X-rays and radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease (noun)

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Use "radiology" in a sentence
  • "Examples of cancer surveillance measures include physical examinations, blood tests and certain radiology studies."
  • "Basically, I need to squish all my “bad” elitist habits: religious sexual rituals, allowing my wife to much power, Graduating with a degree in radiology with elitist as well and making me dacadent."
  • "Not all blood work can be drawn from the tiny IV catheter that we use in radiology and some blood tests require special collection techniques that are done in the lab by a phlebotomist."
  • "Examples of cancer surveillance measures include physical examinations, blood tests and certain radiology studies."
  • "Basically, I need to squish all my “bad” elitist habits: religious sexual rituals, allowing my wife to much power, Graduating with a degree in radiology with elitist as well and making me dacadent."
  • "Not all blood work can be drawn from the tiny IV catheter that we use in radiology and some blood tests require special collection techniques that are done in the lab by a phlebotomist."