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radiology

noun ra·di·ol·o·gy \-jē\

medical : a branch of medicine that uses some forms of radiation (such as X-rays) to diagnose and treat diseases

Full Definition of RADIOLOGY

1
:  a branch of medicine concerned with the use of radiant energy (as X-rays) or radioactive material in the diagnosis and treatment of disease
2
:  the science of radioactive substances and high-energy radiations

First Known Use of RADIOLOGY

1900

radiology

noun ra·di·ol·o·gy \-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ra·di·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of RADIOLOGY

1
:  the science of radioactive substances and high-energy radiations
2
:  a branch of medicine concerned with the use of radiant energy (as X-rays or ultrasound) in the diagnosis and treatment of disease

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