radiologist

noun
ra·​di·​ol·​o·​gist | \ ˌrā-dē-ˈä-lə-jist How to pronounce radiologist (audio) \

Definition of radiologist

: a physician specializing in medical radiology

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That skill—searching for signs of abnormalities—is at the core of what pathologists, oncologists and radiologists do every day. Gary Shapiro, WSJ, "Hacking Health Care: How Tech Will Drive Down Costs," 6 Dec. 2018 Anthony Butler, a radiologist at the Universities of Canterbury and Otago in New Zealand, co-invented it with his father, Phil Butler, a physicist at the University of Canterbury and CEO of MARS Bioimaging Ltd. Rachel Becker, The Verge, "These 3D X-rays are spectacular and really gross," 14 Aug. 2018 The radiologist who read the scan made an interesting observation. Lisa Sanders, New York Times, "Why Did the Young Woman’s Heartburn Keep Getting Worse?," 16 May 2018 After talking to over 1,000 mammography technologists, radiologists and patients, the answer was clear: To make mammograms suck less, put the women having them in control. Macaela Mackenzie, Glamour, "Mammograms Don't Have to Be So Terrible, Thanks to This Breakthrough Screening Technology," 30 Oct. 2018 Our patient was eventually admitted to the hospital so that an interventional radiologist could remove the strut found stuck in the blood vessels of her lung. Philly.com, "Medical mystery: An unexpected - and ironic - cause of chest pain," 24 June 2018 Some papers show artificial radiologists outperforming the ones in white coats (see article). The Economist, "AI, radiology and the future of work," 7 June 2018 Starting annual salaries for psychiatrists range from $239,000 to $272,000, compared with a range of $429,000 to $529,000 for radiologists and more than $600,000 for orthopedic surgeons, according to Merritt Hawkins. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz, chicagotribune.com, "More people are seeking out mental health care, but psychiatrists are in short supply. Here's why.," 22 Mar. 2018 Her father was a physician, and her mother was a radiologist. Washington Post, "Tessa Jowell, U.K. culture secretary who helped secure 2012 Olympics, dies at 70," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of radiologist

1905, in the meaning defined above

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radiologist

noun

English Language Learners Definition of radiologist

medical : a doctor who is trained in radiology

radiologist

noun
ra·​di·​ol·​o·​gist | \ ˌrād-ē-ˈäl-ə-jəst How to pronounce radiologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of radiologist

: a physician specializing in the use of radiant energy for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes

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