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autoradiograph

[aw-tuh-rey-dee-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌɔ təˈreɪ di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a picture revealing the presence of radioactive material, the film being laid directly on the object to be tested.
Also, autoradiogram
[aw-toh-rey-dee-uh-gram] /ˌɔ toʊˈreɪ di əˌgræm/ (Show IPA)
.
Also called radioautograph.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; auto-1 + radiograph
Related forms
autoradiographic
[aw-tuh-rey-dee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌɔ təˌreɪ di əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
autoradiographically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for auto radiograph

autoradiograph

/ˌɔːtəʊˈreɪdɪəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a photograph showing the distribution of a radioactive substance in a specimen. The photographic plate is exposed by radiation from the specimen Also called radioautograph
Derived Forms
autoradiographic (ˌɔːtəʊˌreɪdɪəˈɡræfɪk) adjective
autoradiography (ˌɔːtəʊˌreɪdɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) noun
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auto radiograph in Medicine

autoradiograph au·to·ra·di·o·graph (ô'tō-rā'dē-ō-grāf')
n.
An image recorded on a photographic film or plate produced by the radiation emitted from a specimen, such as a section of tissue, that has been treated or injected with a radioactively labeled isotope or that has absorbed or ingested such an isotope. Also called radioautograph.


au'to·ra'di·o·graph'ic adj.
au'to·ra'di·og'ra·phy (-ŏg'rə-fē) n.
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