from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The art or technique of making skiagrams.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun Same as
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- noun the process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The presence of such stones in the kidney is very often inferential, and it will be a great boon, both to the surgeon and the patient, if we shall be able to demonstrate positively their presence by skiagraphy.
The shape and variations of the diaphragm as seen by skiagraphy have already been described (page 407).
XII. Surface Anatomy and Surface Markings. 6. Surface Markings of the Thorax 1918
The grosser osseous lesions cause enlargement of the bone, and are readily demonstrated by skiagraphy.
Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles 1893
In addition, an exhibit is planned to include x-ray tubes and the electric dental engine, the first to be operated in a human mouth by the pioneer dentist on dental skiagraphy, Charles E. Kells (1856-1928). [
History of the Division of Medical Sciences United States National Museum Bulletin 240, Contributions from the Museum of History and Technology, paper 43, 1964 Sami Khalaf Hamarneh
bilby commented on the word skiagraphy
Not to be confused, naturally, with skipviagraphy.
July 27, 2008