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

Definition of radiologist

: a physician specializing in medical radiology

Examples of radiologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is a critical message always—but especially now, stresses Mia Kazanjian, MD, a diagnostic radiologist at Norwalk Radiology Consultants. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, 3 Nov. 2021 Unlike lab tests that may require some time for analysis, screening mammograms only need to be reviewed by a radiologist. Anchorage Daily News, 4 Oct. 2021 After numbing the region, a radiologist inserted a large needle into her pelvic bone. New York Times, 30 Sep. 2021 That's less than 4% of what Lasry and Gillian Battino, a Wausau radiologist, typically pay, with both averaging about $50,000 a year in state taxes. Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 17 Sep. 2021 But a radiologist using AI could be smarter and faster, freeing up more time for both deeper human connection and additional work. John Koetsier, Forbes, 11 Sep. 2021 Palmier later did get screened, and a radiologist found a suspicious lump in her left breast that turned out to be cancerous. Nada Hassanein, USA TODAY, 30 Oct. 2021 The radiologist who performed the tests showed me the results of my scans. Jill Kleiss,, 29 Oct. 2021 And the radiologist can obtain all the information to be able to identify whether there’s something of concern or not. Keyaira Boone, Essence, 28 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of radiologist

1905, in the meaning defined above

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26 Nov 2021

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“Radiologist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of radiologist

: a doctor who is trained in radiology


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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