Radiograph
A film with an image of body tissues that was produced when the body was placed adjacent to the film while radiating with X-rays.
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A negative image on photographic film made by exposure to x-rays or gamma rays that have passed through matter or tissue. SYN: roentgenogram, roentgenograph, x-ray (3). [radio- + G. grapho, to write]
- bitewing r. intraoral dental film adapted to show the coronal portion and cervical third of the root of the teeth in near occlusion; especially useful in detecting interproximal caries and determining alveolar septal height.
- cephalometric r. a radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement. SYN: cephalogram.
- decubitus r. a r. of a recumbent subject on his side, made in the frontal projection with a horizontal x-ray beam. SYN: lateral decubitus r..
- lateral oblique r. a radiographic view of the mandible, revealing one side of the mandible from symphysis to condyle by displacing the other side upwards.
- lateral ramus r. a radiographic view of the mandibular ramus and condyle.
- lateral skull r. a true lateral projection r. of facial bones and calvarium, showing bone structures and air-containing passages.
- maxillary sinus r. a radiographic frontal view of the maxillary sinuses, orbits, nasal structures and zygomas; permits direct comparison of the sides. SYN: Waters view r..
- occlusal r. intraoral section film positioned on the occlusal plane and used in visualizing entire sections of the jaw; especially useful in exploring calcifications of the sublingual salivary glands.
- panoramic r. a radiographic view of the maxillae and mandible extending from the left to the right glenoid fossae.
- periapical r. a r. demonstrating tooth apices and surrounding structures in a particular intraoral area.
- scout r. SYN: scout film.
- submental vertex r. SYN: submentovertex r..
- submentovertex r. a radiographic projection showing the base of the skull, positions of the mandibular condyles, and zygomatic arches. SYN: base view, submental vertex r..
- Towne projection r. See Towne projection.
- transcranial r. a radiographic view of the temporomandibular articulation.
- Trendelenburg r. r. of a subject tilted head downwards, usually in the decubitus position; used to detect small pleural effusions.
- Waters view r. SYN: maxillary sinus r..

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ra·dio·graph -.graf n an X-ray or gamma-ray photograph
radiograph vt to make a radiograph of

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ra·dio·graph (raґde-o-graf″) a film produced by radiography.

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  • radiograph — ra di*o*graph (r[=a] d[i^]*[ o]*gr[a^]f), v. t. To make a radiograph of. {ra di*og ra*pher} (r[=a] d[i^]*[o^]g r[.a]*f[ e]r), n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • radiograph — a di*o*graph (r[=a] d[i^]*[ o]*gr[a^]f), n. [Radio + graph.] 1. An instrument for measuring and recording solar radiation. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. An image or picture produced upon a sensitive surface, as of a photographic or fluorescent plate,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • radiograph — radiograph. См. рентгенограмма. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Radiograph — Radiograph. См. Радиограф. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • radiograph — [rā′dē ōgraf΄, rā dē ōgräf΄] n. [ RADIO + GRAPH] a picture produced on a sensitized film or plate by X rays radiographer [rā dē ōäg′rə fər] n. radiographic adj. radiographically adv. radiography n …   English World dictionary

  • radiograph — I. noun Date: 1896 a picture produced on a sensitive surface by a form of radiation other than visible light; specifically an X ray or gamma ray photograph • radiographic adjective • radiographically adverb II. transitive verb Date: 1896 to make… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • radiograph — /ray dee oh graf , grahf /, n. 1. Also called shadowgraph. a photographic image produced by the action of x rays or nuclear radiation. v.t. 2. to make a radiograph of. [1875 80; RADIO + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • radiograph — noun Radiograph is used after these nouns: ↑chest …   Collocations dictionary

  • radiograph — noun an image produced on a sensitive plate or film by X rays or other radiation. verb produce a radiograph of. Derivatives radiographic adjective radiographically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • radiograph — ra•di•o•graph [[t]ˈreɪ di oʊˌgræf, ˌgrɑf[/t]] n. 1) med phs a photographic image produced by the action of x rays or nuclear radiation 2) med phs to make a radiograph of • Etymology: 1875–80 ra di•og′ra•phy ˈɒg rə fi n. ra di•o•graph′ic ˈgræf ɪk… …   From formal English to slang

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