radiography

noun
ra·​di·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌrā-dē-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce radiography (audio) \

Definition of radiography

: the art, act, or process of making radiographs

Examples of radiography in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These techniques have been known as muon tomography for three-dimensional imaging and muon radiography for two-dimensional imaging, but the term muography is more widely used for both techniques these days. James Riordon, Scientific American, 29 July 2022 In addition to rigorous on-board sanitary protocols, the company has invested in state-of-the-art medical facilities, including ultrasound and radiography equipment, and a medical team of at least one doctor and nurse on each ship. BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2021 Neutron radiography could tell us if a piece of Amelia Earhart's plane is real. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 15 Feb. 2021 And testing such a special piece of metal is good for the people who are trying to further the development of neutron radiography. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 15 Feb. 2021 These days, non-invasive techniques are heavily favored, such as polarized light microscopy, conventional radiography, and medical X-ray computed tomography (CT). Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 21 Aug. 2020 However, while the latter is an improvement over 2D radiography in terms of capturing volumetric (3D) qualities, medical CT also has lower resolution. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 21 Aug. 2020 Does the practice have digital radiography and an electronic medical record system? Justine A. Lee, Health.com, 26 Aug. 2020 After the altarpiece was damaged while being stored in Austrian mines during World War II, another restoration was done in the 1950s, making use of X-ray radiography (XRR) to aid in those efforts. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 29 July 2020 See More

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First Known Use of radiography

1896, in the meaning defined above

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3 Aug 2022

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“Radiography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiography. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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radiography

noun
ra·​di·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌrā-dē-ˈäg-rə-fē How to pronounce radiography (audio) \
plural radiographies

Medical Definition of radiography

: the art, act, or process of making radiographs and sonograms

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