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radiology Line breaks: radi|ology
Pronunciation: /reɪdɪˈɒlədʒi/

Definition of radiology in English:


[mass noun]
The science dealing with X-rays and other high-energy radiation, especially the use of such radiation for the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Example sentences
  • This article describes some of these applications in radiology and cardiology and discusses the potential of microbubbles for therapy.
  • Experts in anaesthesiology, pathology, gynaecology and radiology are particularly in demand.
  • They also went round the departments of radiology, nuclear medicine and cath lab.



Pronunciation: /reɪdɪɒləˈlɒdʒɪk/
Example sentences
  • The history, physical examination and radiologic evaluation should be adequate for determining whether orthopedic referral is indicated.
  • MRI is the radiologic test of choice because it demonstrates most significant meniscal tears.
  • A detailed physical examination and radiologic workup failed to reveal a primary tumor elsewhere.


Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • The figure on page 849 summarises the radiation dose and risk associated with some common radiological and nuclear medicine examinations.
  • These results demonstrate that false negatives are possible with radiological tests for ovarian carcinoma.
  • Pneumonia, however, is a clinical and radiological diagnosis, and we went to some lengths in reviewing the radiographs to validate this diagnosis.


Example sentences
  • In 29 of our patients a bony Bankart lesion was observed radiologically.
  • In these cases, FNAB was performed as part of the workup because of radiologically detected lesions or other symptoms related to the vertebral column.
  • The tumor bank database was searched for cases of textiloma radiologically identified as a mass lesion with repeat surgery for presumed recurrent brain tumor or radiation necrosis.


Example sentences
  • Chest X-rays can be done by an X-ray technician or radiologist in a hospital radiology department or in a clinic.
  • One independent experienced radiologist evaluated all the MRI examinations.
  • During angiography, interventional radiologists inject vasopressin or embolization material into bleeding vessels.

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