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radiography

Line breaks: radi|og¦raphy
Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪˈɒɡrəfi
 
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Definition of radiography in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The process or occupation of taking radiographs to assist in medical examinations.
Example sentences
  • Specialised nurses examine patients referred from general practitioners, paediatricians, and other orthopaedic consultants and use radiography and ultrasonography as indicated.
  • For instance, spinal radiography, computed tomography, barium enemas, and angiography expose our patients to higher doses of radiation than we might think.
  • The diagnosis may be confirmed with plain radiography, computed tomography, or endoscopy.

Derivatives

radiographer

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈɒɡrəfə/
noun
Example sentences
  • The person carrying out the examination is usually an ultrasonographer, a radiographer specially trained at ultrasound techniques.
  • On behalf of the children and their families we call not only for the provision of more linear accelerators but also for the clinical oncologists, radiographers, and physicists to operate them.
  • Assessment is best carried out by a dedicated assessment team consisting of an experienced radiologist, surgeon, and pathologist supported by radiographers and a breast care nurse.

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