radiograph

noun
ra·​dio·​graph | \ˈrā-dē-ō-ˌgraf \

Definition of radiograph 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a picture produced on a sensitive surface by a form of radiation other than visible light specifically : an X-ray or gamma ray photograph

radiograph

verb
radiographed; radiographing; radiographs

Definition of radiograph (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to make a radiograph of

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Other Words from radiograph

Noun

radiographic \ˌrā-​dē-​ō-​ˈgra-​fik \ adjective
radiographically \ˌrā-​dē-​ō-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

Verb

radiographer \ˌrā-​dē-​ˈä-​grə-​fər \ noun

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Eventually, officials exhumed Julius’s remains in Belgium and, using dental and chest radiograph comparison analysis, announced the match in November 2017. Ian Shapira, Washington Post, "Twin brothers died side by side in World War II. Now, they’re finally buried side by side.," 20 June 2018

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Mac Donald’s remains were identified using anthropological, dental, and chest radiograph analysis, the release said. J.d. Capelouto, BostonGlobe.com, "Remains of Somerville Marine killed in WWII to return to Mass. for burial," 15 June 2018 Functional instability, grossly simplified, is the feeling of ‘giving way’ while stress radiographs might show a relatively stable joint. SI.com, "Injury Analysis: Everything You Need to Know About Cristiano Ronaldo’s Ankle Sprain in 1 Minute," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of radiograph

Noun

1896, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of radiograph was in 1896

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radiograph

noun
ra·​dio·​graph | \-ˌgraf \

Medical Definition of radiograph 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an X-ray or gamma-ray photograph

radiograph

transitive verb

Medical Definition of radiograph (Entry 2 of 2)

: to make a radiograph of

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