from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A picture or photograph made up of shadows or outlines.
- n. See radiograph.
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- n. A picture or image created from shadows, especially with X-rays.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sciagram.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
The skiagram was taken about six weeks after the occurrence of the injury, a few days after I first saw the patient; I have, however, had the opportunity of seeing a second skiagram taken some four months later.
Only two small fragments of the mantle were retained, as seen in the skiagram.
Fragmentation is exhibited in the skiagram forming the subject of plate XI.p. 194.
Beyond the nature of the exit wound in the case depicted in fig. 22, some thickening beneath the femoral vessels denoted bone injury, but unfortunately no skiagram was taken.
An interesting skiagram is reproduced in plate III., which shows a compound form of injury to the clavicle.
These symptoms persisted, and on his return to England an exploration was made by Sir Thomas Smith, and the two fragments of mantle seen in the skiagram were removed from the substance of the sciatic nerve.
The skiagram represented in plate XVIII. shows an obliquely transverse fracture, which in this instance resulted from a crossing bullet, which grooved the surface of the bone.
In the fracture illustrated by skiagram, plate IV., the nerve suffered complete division, and was united some three months later, improvement in the symptoms being very slow.
The skiagram was taken a fortnight after the injury.
Such a fracture is illustrated by the skiagram of a femur in plate XVI. in which the bullet traversed the soft parts transversely at the level of the centre of the fracture, which was 9 inches in length.