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radiologist

Pronunciation: ra'de-ol'o-jist

Definition: A physician trained in the diagnostic and/or therapeutic use of x-rays and radionuclides, radiation physics and biology; a diagnostic radiologist is trained in diagnostic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging and applicable physics.

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