roentgenization

noun
roent·​gen·​iza·​tion
variants: or less commonly röntgenization \ ˌ⸗⸗ə̇ˈzāshən , -​ˌīˈz-​ \
plural -s

Definition of roentgenization

1 : the act or process of using X rays
2 : discoloration (as of glass) by prolonged action of X rays

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First Known Use of roentgenization

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roentgenization

International Scientific Vocabulary roentgen-, röntgen- (from Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) + -ization

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The first known use of roentgenization was in 1906

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“Roentgenization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roentgenization. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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