General English

General Science

  • noun the examination of the internal parts of a patient by taking X-ray photographs


  • The obtaining of radiographs. Also, the science and techniques involved in obtaining such images, including reducing the exposure necessary for photographing, improvement of resolution, and the like. Also called roentgenography, X-ray photography, skiagraphy, or shadow-graphy.
  • synonymroentgenography

Health Economics

  • (written as Radiography)
    The diagnostic use of radiation such as X-rays to make images.


  • noun the work of examining the internal parts of the body by taking X-ray photographs