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X-ray photograph

Definitions of X-ray photograph
  1. noun
    a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
    synonyms: X ray, X-ray, X-ray picture, roentgenogram, x-ray
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    angiocardiogram
    a series of X rays representing the action of the heart and its blood vessels after the injection of a radiopaque substance
    angiogram
    an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance
    arteriogram
    an X ray of an artery filled with a contrast medium
    arthrogram
    an X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium
    encephalogram, pneumoencephalogram
    an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
    hysterosalpingogram
    X ray of the uterus and Fallopian tubes; usually done in diagnosing infertility (to see if there any blockages)
    mammogram
    X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast
    myelogram
    X-ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space
    pyelogram
    an X ray of the kidneys and ureters
    phlebogram, venogram
    an X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium
    IVP, intravenous pyelogram
    X-ray picture of the kidneys and ureters after injection of a radiopaque dye
    lymphangiogram
    an angiogram of the lymph nodes and lymph vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance
    type of:
    radiogram, radiograph, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph
    a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
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