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roentgenology

[rent-guh-nol-uh-jee, -juh-, ruhnt-] /ˌrɛnt gəˈnɒl ə dʒi, -dʒə-, ˌrʌnt-/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine dealing with diagnosis and therapy through x-rays.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; roentgeno- + -logy
Related forms
roentgenologic
[rent-guh-nl-oj-ik, -juh-, ruhnt-] /ˌrɛnt gə nlˈɒdʒ ɪk, -dʒə-, ˌrʌnt-/ (Show IPA),
roentgenological, adjective
roentgenologically, adverb
roentgenologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for roentgenology

roentgenology

/ˌrɒntɡəˈnɒlɒdʒɪ; -tjə-; ˌrɛnt-/
noun
1.
an obsolete name for radiology
Derived Forms
roentgenological, röntgenological (ˌrɒntɡənəˈlɒdʒɪkəl; -tjə-; ˌrɛnt-) adjective
roentgenologically, röntgenologically, adverb
roentgenologist, röntgenologist, noun
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roentgenology in Medicine

roentgenology roent·gen·ol·o·gy (rěnt'gə-nŏl'ə-jē, -jə-, rŭnt'-)
n.
Radiology using x-rays.


roent'gen·ol'o·gist n.
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