ra·​dio·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌrā-dē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce radiological (audio) \
variants: or radiologic \ ˌrā-​dē-​ə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce radiological (audio) \

Definition of radiological

1 : of or relating to radiology
2 : of or relating to nuclear radiation

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Other Words from radiological

radiologically \ ˌrā-​dē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce radiological (audio) \ adverb

Examples of radiological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even so, not all platforms synchronize, nor do all types of data, such as clinical documentation or radiological images. Peter Hovstadius, STAT, "Lessons from Nordic countries can accelerate the impact of AI in medicine," 30 Mar. 2021 While neither a natural hazard nor issued by the Weather Service, the radiological hazard warning is transmitted by the Weather Service. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, "No-Bug Weather Bliss Into Sunday AM - Slushy Possibilities Next Week," 18 Mar. 2021 Even the more recent discharges that expelled significantly more volume contained smaller radiological doses, the company said. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, "How safe is the water off the coast of the San Onofre nuclear plant?," 1 Dec. 2020 Not surprisingly, word of the radiological batch releases raised alarm in some quarters. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, "How safe is the water off the coast of the San Onofre nuclear plant?," 1 Dec. 2020 Gustafson, a former radiological engineer who worked at nuclear power plants, spoke recently via Zoom to a group of ROTC students about his career. Anthony J. Wallace | Cronkite News, The Salt Lake Tribune, "‘It’s creating a new normal’: A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19," 23 Nov. 2020 Feedback from real soldiers indicates the grunts want RCVs that can shoot down drones, lay smoke screens, locate and mark minefields, and deal with chemical, radiological, biological, and nuclear threats. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The Army Is Forming a Whole Family of Armed Robot Tanks," 13 Nov. 2020 This was never the intent of emergency use authorization, which was actually designed for counterterrorism measures to address chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear hazards — not necessarily a pandemic. David Oshinsky, STAT, "Make pre-approval Covid-19 vaccines available through expanded access, not an EUA," 9 Nov. 2020 As recently as the 1990s, when less was known about cancer biology and when radiological techniques were less sensitive, the notion of intercepting nascent tumors would have struck most scientists as outrageous. Madeline Drexler, The Atlantic, "A Medical Revolution Too Late for the Man Who Started It," 20 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of radiological

1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of radiological was in 1905

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23 Apr 2021

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“Radiological.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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ra·​dio·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌrād-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl How to pronounce radiological (audio) \
variants: or radiologic \ -​ik How to pronounce radiological (audio) \

Medical Definition of radiological

1 : of or relating to radiology radiological treatment
2 : of or relating to especially nuclear radiation radiological physics specifically : producing or capable of producing casualties by nuclear radiation radiological hazards

Other Words from radiological

radiologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce radiological (audio) \ adverb

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