radiography

Definitions of radiography
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n photography that uses other kinds of radiation than visible light

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X-ray photography, roentgenography
radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
xeroradiography
radiography using X-rays and xerographic (rather than roentgenographic) techniques
angiography
roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram
arthrography
roentgenographic examination of a joint after injection of radiopaque contrast medium; produces an arthrogram
cholangiography
roentgenographic examination of the bile ducts after a contrast medium has been injected
encephalography
roentgenography of the brain after spinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (usually oxygen); produces an encephalogram
myelography
roentgenography of the spinal cord to detect possible lesions (usually after injection of a contrast medium into the subarachnoid space)
pyelography
roentgenography of the kidney and ureters (usually after injection with a radiopaque dye)
Type of:
photography, picture taking
the act of taking and printing photographs

n the process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light

Synonyms:
skiagraphy
Types:
autoradiography
producing a radiograph by means of the radiation emitted from the specimen being photographed
Type of:
photography
the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces

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