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

  • n. Examination of the inner structure of optically opaque objects by x-rays or other penetrating radiation; radiology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. examination of objects by the use of X-rays; radiology

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Direct observation of objects opaque to light by means of some other form of radiant energy, as x-rays.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The detection, study, or application of X-rays, specifically by observations with a fluorescent screen.
  • n. Examination of opaque objects by means of the X-rays or other form of radioactivity.

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


radio- + -scopy (Wiktionary)



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