Medical Term:

teleradiography

Pronunciation: tel′ĕ-rā′dē-og′ră-fē

Definition: Radiography with the x-ray tube positioned about 2 m from the film thereby securing practical parallelism of the x-rays to minimize geometric distortion; the standard configuration for chest radiography.

Synonym(s): teleroentgenography

[G. tēle, distant, + radiography]

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