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radiograph

Pronunciation: ra'de-o-graf'

Definition: A negative image on photographic film made by exposure to x-rays or gamma rays that have passed through matter or tissue.

Synonym(s): roentgenogram, roentgenograph, x-ray3

[radio- + G. grapho, to write]

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