Definition of roentgenize
1 : to make (air or other gas) conductive of electricity by the passage of X rays
2 : to subject to the action of X rays (as for the treatment of a tumor)
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Origin and Etymology of roentgenize
International Scientific Vocabulary roentgen-, röntgen- (from Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) + -ize
First Known Use: 1902See Words from the same year
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