radiographer

noun

ra·​di·​og·​ra·​pher ˌrā-dē-ˈä-grə-fər How to pronounce radiographer (audio)
plural radiographers
: a trained health-care professional typically certified or licensed to produce medical imaging (such as X-rays or CT scans) for diagnosis or screening

Examples of radiographer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Below, Amanda Murphy tells Vogue about getting signed to IMG Models on a family road trip, how her modeling career helped prepare her for a career in medicine, and one of her most memorable experiences as a radiographer. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 20 Sep. 2023 His partner, Amber, is a radiographer at a children’s hospital. The Salt Lake Tribune, 13 July 2021 His partner, Amber, is a radiographer at a children's hospital. Steve Douglas, Star Tribune, 13 July 2021 Those who enjoyed the meal included medical and nursing staff, as well as a radiographer, physiotherapist, domestic assistant, and renal technologist. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 Jan. 2021 Loriea, a diagnostic radiographer, made a name for herself right away this season by infusing her first Great British Baking Show bake with a hefty pinch of chili powder. Andrea Park, Marie Claire, 1 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of radiographer was in 1896

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“Radiographer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiographer. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

radiographer

noun
ra·​di·​og·​ra·​pher ˌrād-ē-ˈäg-rə-fər How to pronounce radiographer (audio)
: a trained health-care professional typically certified or licensed to produce medical imaging (as X-rays or CT scans) for diagnosis or screening

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