autoradiograph

noun

au·​to·​ra·​dio·​graph ˌȯ-tō-ˈrā-dē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce autoradiograph (audio)
: an image produced on a photographic film or plate by the radiations from a radioactive substance in an object which is in close contact with the emulsion
autoradiographic adjective
autoradiography noun

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autoradiograph was in 1903

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Cite this Entry

“Autoradiograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autoradiograph. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

autoradiograph

noun
au·​to·​ra·​dio·​graph ˌȯt-ō-ˈrād-ē-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce autoradiograph (audio)
: an image made on a photographic film or plate by the radiation from a radioactive substance in a nearby object

Medical Definition

autoradiograph

1 of 2 noun
au·​to·​ra·​dio·​graph -ˌgraf How to pronounce autoradiograph (audio)
: an image produced on a photographic film or plate by the radiations from a radioactive substance in an object which is in close contact with the emulsion

called also radioautogram, radioautograph

autoradiograph

2 of 2 transitive verb
: to subject to autoradiography
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