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Definition of "skiagram" [skiagram]

  • A picture or photograph made up of shadows or outlines. (noun)
  • See radiograph. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "skiagram" in a sentence
  • "The skiagram was taken about six weeks after the occurrence of the injury, a few days after I first saw the patient; I have, however, had the opportunity of seeing a second skiagram taken some four months later."
  • "Only two small fragments of the mantle were retained, as seen in the skiagram."
  • "Fragmentation is exhibited in the skiagram forming the subject of plate XI.p. 194."