Definition of Radiology

1. Noun. The branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation.

Examples of category: Radioscopy, Tracer, Target Organ
Generic synonyms: Medical Science
Derivative terms: Radiological, Radiologist



2. Noun. (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation.
Exact synonyms: Radioscopy
Generic synonyms: Imaging, Tomography
Specialized synonyms: Fluoroscopy
Derivative terms: Radiological, Radiologist

Definition of Radiology

1. Noun. (medicine) The use of radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) The use of radiation (including ionizing radiation, especially X-rays) in diagnosis, usually through the formation of images. ¹

3. Noun. Radioscopy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Radiology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Radiology

1. The study of X-rays in the diagnosis of a disease. (06 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Radiology

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radiology (current term)
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radiomagnesium
radioman
radiomanganese

Literary usage of Radiology

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1. Teaching Atlas of Nuclear Medicineby K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele by K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele (1878)
"In this book, the reader will find coverage of the entire field of nuclear medicine through a series of clearly presented cases."

2. Teaching Atlas of Nuclear Medicineby K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele by K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele (1858)
"In this book, the reader will find coverage of the entire field of nuclear medicine through a series of clearly presented cases."

3. Teaching Atlas of Nuclear Medicineby K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele by K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele (1873)
"In this book, the reader will find coverage of the entire field of nuclear medicine through a series of clearly presented cases."

4. Teaching Atlas of Nuclear Medicineby K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele by K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele (1876)
"In this book, the reader will find coverage of the entire field of nuclear medicine through a series of clearly presented cases."

5. Teaching Atlas of Nuclear Medicineby K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele by K.J. Donohoe, Annick Van den Abbeele (1913)
"In this book, the reader will find coverage of the entire field of nuclear medicine through a series of clearly presented cases."

6. X Rays by George William Clarkson Kaye (1918)
"Present-day radiology and Radiotherapy. The great improvements of recent years in X-ray technique have given the diagnostic methods of physicians and ..."

7. Interstate Transportation of Human Pathogens: Hearing Before the Committee by Orrin G. Hatch (1999)
"Dr. Schmidt is Director of Mammography, University of Chicago Hospitals, Department of radiology. Dr. Olanow is the Chairman of the Department of Neurology, ..."

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