autoradiograph(redirected from autoradiographing)
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An image recorded on a photographic film or plate produced by the radiation emitted from a specimen, such as a section of tissue, that has been treated or injected with a radioactively labeled isotope or that has absorbed or ingested such an isotope. Also called autoradiogram.
au′to·ra′di·og′ra·phy (-ŏg′rə-fē) n.
autoradiograph(ˌɔːtəʊˈreɪdɪəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf) or
(Nuclear Physics) a photograph showing the distribution of a radioactive substance in a specimen. The photographic plate is exposed by radiation from the specimen. Also called: radioautograph
au•to•ra•di•o•graph(ˌɔ təˈreɪ di əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)
a picture revealing the presence of radioactive material, the film being laid directly on the object to be tested.
au`to•ra`di•o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
au`to•ra`di•og′ra•phy (-ˈɒg rə fi) n.
radioautograph.See also: Photography
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