radiograph

noun
ra·​dio·​graph | \ ˈrā-dē-ō-ˌgraf How to pronounce radiograph (audio) \

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 How to pronounce radiographic (audio) \ adjective
radiographically \ ˌrā-​dē-​ō-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce radiographically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of radiograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The mummified remains of the snake were not definitely identified as a snake until a 2009 radiograph, courtesy of a local veterinary clinic, revealed it to be coiled up inside. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Peer inside a mummified cat from ancient Egypt, courtesy of high-res 3D X-rays," 21 Aug. 2020 In discussing Ambika’s overall quality of life, the elephant and veterinary team strongly considered Ambika’s gait, blood-work parameters, radiographs, progressions of her lesions and her tendency to occasionally isolate from Shanthi and Bozie. Beth Py-lieberman, Smithsonian Magazine, "National Zoo Mourns Death of Asian Elephant," 28 Mar. 2020 To extract the towel from her, veterinarians -- including Dr. Olivia Clarke -- took radiographs to confirm the cloth's location within the serpent, who was then anesthetized for the procedure. Fox News, "Vets remove entire beach towel from Monty the python," 1 Mar. 2020 Scientists used dental, anthropological and chest radiograph comparison analysis, as well as circumstantial evidence, to identify Shelemba. Angie Jackson, Detroit Free Press, "Remains of Michigan soldier who went missing during Korean War identified," 30 Dec. 2019 To identify Woods’ remains, scientists from DPAA used dental, anthropological and chest radiograph comparison analysis, as well as circumstantial and material evidence, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Sheila Vilvens, Cincinnati.com, "MIA for nearly 70 years, the remains of an Ohio soldier are coming home," 27 June 2019 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 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiograph. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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More Definitions for radiograph

radiograph

noun
ra·​dio·​graph | \ -ˌgraf How to pronounce radiograph (audio) \

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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