autoradiogram

autoradiograph

[aw-tuh-rey-dee-uh-graf, -grahf]
noun
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] .
Also called radioautograph.


Origin:
1900–05; auto-1 + radiograph

autoradiographic [aw-tuh-rey-dee-uh-graf-ik] , adjective
autoradiographically, adverb
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autoradiograph (ˌɔːtəʊˈreɪdɪəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
n
Also called: radioautograph a photograph showing the distribution of a radioactive substance in a specimen. The photographic plate is exposed by radiation from the specimen
 
autoradiographic
 
adj
 
autoradiography
 
n

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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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