skiagram


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ski·a·gram

 (skī′ə-grăm′)
n.
1. A picture or photograph made up of shadows or outlines.

[Greek skiā, shadow + -gram.]

ski•a•gram

(ˈskaɪ əˌgræm)

n.
a picture made by outlining and shading a subject's shadow.
[1795–1805; < Greek skia shadow + -gram1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skiagram - a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)skiagram - a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
autoradiograph - a radiogram produced by radiation emitted by the specimen being photographed
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
roentgenogram, X-ray photograph, X-ray picture, X ray, X-ray - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
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Chest Skiagram showed deviation of the trachea to the left (Fig.
Posteroanterior (PA) skiagram of the pelvis revealed a gap in the region of the pubic symphysis with the distance between the two bones of nearly 1.
Radiological investigations such as skiagram of orbit, ultrasonography B-scan, CT scan, MRI head, and orbit were obtained wherever indicated.
Skiagram (AP and lateral view) of the foot was obtained to exclude the presence of osteomyelitis and Charcot disease.
Blood biochemistry and skiagram of chest were normal.
A baseline haemogram with platelet count, blood sugar, serum creatinine, prothrombin time, partial thromboplastin time, blood lactate, pH estimation, urine examination, and chest skiagram were performed in all the cases.
On plain skiagram, hyperextension of the 3rd, 4th and 5th metatarsophalangeal joints was found, with overgrowth of distal phalanges.
Cardiomegaly on skiagram has a sensitivity and specificity of 79 and 80 per cent respectively (27).