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1. The branch of medicine that deals with diagnostic images of anatomic structures made through the use of electromagnetic radiation or sound waves and that treats disease through the use of radioactive compounds. Radiological imaging techniques include x-rays, CT scans, PET scans, MRIs, and ultrasonograms.
2. The use of radiation for the scientific examination of material structures; radioscopy.

ra′di·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), ra′di·o·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
ra′di·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ra′di·ol′o·gist n.


1. (Medicine) of, relating to, or concerning radiology or the equipment used in radiology
2. (Nuclear Physics) of, relating to, or involving radioactive materials: radiological warfare.
ˌradioˈlogically adv


(ˌreɪ di əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also ra`di•o•log′ic,

1. of or pertaining to radiology.
2. involving radioactive materials: radiological warfare.
ra`di•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.radiological - of or relating to radiology


[ˌreɪdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJradiológico




, radiological
a. radiológico-a, rel. a la radiología.
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