Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • n. The use of ionizing radiation for medical diagnosis, especially the use of x-rays in medical radiography or fluoroscopy.
  • n. The use of radiation for the scientific examination of material structures; radioscopy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The use of radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment.
  • n. The use of radiation (including ionizing radiation, especially X-rays) in diagnosis, usually through the formation of images.
  • n. Radioscopy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science and art of the production and therapeutic application of X-rays or the rays from radioactive substances.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
  • n. the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation

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