skiagraphy


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ski·ag·ra·phy

 (skī-ăg′rə-fē)
n.
1. The art or technique of making skiagrams.

[Greek skiāgraphiā, painting in light and shade : skiā, shadow + -graphiā, -graphy.]

skiagraphy

1. the technique of rilling in the outline of the shadow made by an object to create a pictorial work or shadowgraph.
2. the creation of skiagrams on film with x rays. — skiagram, n. — skiagrapher, n.
See also: Drawing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skiagraphy - the process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light
autoradiography - producing a radiograph by means of the radiation emitted from the specimen being photographed
photography - the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces