skiagraphy

skiagraph

[skahy-uh-graf, -grahf]
noun
a radiograph.
Also, skiagram.


Origin:
1895–1900; back formation from skiagraphy the process of making skiagraphs < Greek skiāgraphía painting in light and shade, equivalent to skiā-, combining form of skiā́ shade + -graphia -graphy

skiagraphic [skahy-uh-graf-ik] , skiagraphical, adjective
skiagraphy [skahy-ag-ruh-fee] , noun
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skiagraph

noun
a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays) [syn: radiogram
skiagraphy

noun
the process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light [syn: radiography
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