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radiology

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noun ra·di·ol·o·gy \-jē\

Simple Definition of radiology

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of radiology

  1. 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. 2 :  the science of radioactive substances and high-energy radiations

1900

First Known Use of radiology

1900


Medical Dictionary

radiology

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noun ra·di·ol·o·gy \-jē\

Medical Definition of radiology

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radiologies

  1. 1:  the science of radioactive substances and high-energy radiations

  2. 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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