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 (rĕnt′gə-nə-grăm′, -jə-, rŭnt′-)
A photograph made with x-rays. Also called roentgenograph.


(ˈrɒntɡənəˌɡræm; -tjə-; ˈrɛnt-) or






(General Physics) chiefly US an X-ray

roentgenogram, röntgenogram

an x-ray photograph.
See also: Radiation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roentgenogram - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X raysroentgenogram - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
angiocardiogram - a series of X rays representing the action of the heart and its blood vessels after the injection of a radiopaque substance
angiogram - an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance; "angiograms are produced by angiography"
arteriogram - an X ray of an artery filled with a contrast medium
arthrogram - an X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium
pneumoencephalogram, encephalogram - an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
hysterosalpingogram - X ray of the uterus and Fallopian tubes; usually done in diagnosing infertility (to see if there any blockages)
mammogram - X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast
myelogram - X-ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space
pyelogram - an X ray of the kidneys and ureters
radiograph, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph, radiogram - a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
phlebogram, venogram - an X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium
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On plain roentgenogram a radio-opaque mass extending from the iliac fossa to the lesser trochanter was seen.
Because the PA-chest roentgenogram disclosed a widening of the upper mediastinum, a chest computed tomographic (CT) examination was done.
LRTI was diagnosed in the presence of dyspnea, signs of lower airway obstruction (wheezing, retractions), and/or a chest roentgenogram with positive results (infiltrates, atelectasis, air trapping).
On admission to the hospital, all patients underwent a detailed clinical evaluation, 12-lead ECG, screening blood tests, and chest roentgenogram.
However, 70-85% of the bronchogenic cysts occur in the mediastinum, and are usually discovered on routine chest roentgenogram, but eventually become symptomatic in adults.
The possibility of disseminated histoplasmosis was considered, but the subsequent workup included negative fungal culture results from the biopsies (ie, no fungi growth), normal findings from a chest roentgenogram, and a urinary antigen test result that was negative for Histoplasma.
On chest roentgenogram, a left sided pleural opacity up to the level of the fourth rib was noted.
The chest roentgenogram in pulmonary tuberculosis patients seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus type 1.
The chest roentgenogram showed a homogeneous well-circumscribed solid mass 4.
A chest roentgenogram was normal; however, an abdominal ultrasound showed splenomegaly.