Definitions for: Radiograph


[n] a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)



Webster (1913) Definition: Ra"di*o*graph, n. [Radio- + -graph.]
1. An instrument for measuring and recording solar radiation.

2. An image or picture produced upon a sensitive surface, as
of a photographic plate, by some form of radiation other
than light, as the R["o]ntgen rays, radium rays, etc.;
esp., a picture of opaque objects traversed by the rays; a
skiagraph.


Ra"di*o*graph, v. t.
To make a radiograph of. -- Ra`di*og"ra*pher, n.


Ra"di*o*graph, n. [Radio- + -graph.] (Phys.)
A picture produced by the R["o]ntgen rays upon a sensitive
surface, photographic or fluorescent, especially a picture of
opaque objects traversed by the rays.

Synonyms: radiogram, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph

See Also: autoradiograph, exposure, photo, photograph, pic, roentgenogram, X ray, X-ray photograph, X-ray picture

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