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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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