skiagram

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noun skia·gram \ˈskī-ə-ˌgram\

Definition of skiagram

  1. 1 :  a figure formed by shading in the outline of a shadow

  2. 2 :  radiograph

Origin and Etymology of skiagram

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek skia shadow + International Scientific Vocabulary -gram — more at scene


First Known Use: 1801


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skiagram

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noun skia·gram \ˈskī-ə-ˌgram\

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