radiologist


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ra·di·ol·o·gy

 (rā′dē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.
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radiologist

Specialist in the use and interpretation of X-ray photography.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radiologist - a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of diseaseradiologist - a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
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Translations
radiolog
radiolog
radiologisteradiologue
radiológus
sérfræîingur í geislafræîi
rádiológ

radiologist

[ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst] Nradiólogo/a m/f
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radiologist

[ˌreɪdiˈɒlədʒɪst] nradiologue mf (médecin)
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radiologist

nRöntgenologe m, → Röntgenologin f
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radiologist

[ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst] nradiologo/a (medico)
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radiology

(reidiˈolədʒi) noun
1. the branch of medicine involving the use of radioactive substances and radiation in the diagnosis (and treatment) of diseases.
2. the scientific study of (the use of) radioactive substances and radiation.
ˌradiˈologist noun
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ra·di·ol·o·gist

n. radiólogo-a, especialista en radiología.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

radiologist

n radiólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en imágenes diagnósticas y su uso para guiar intervenciones
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Yet it is also true, from the perspective of the attending radiologist, that despite all these putative benefits, residents can be a mixed blessing.
[16] This involved a critique of the questionnaire by one radiologist, two radiographers, the researcher and the research supervisors.
Mano Calra, professor of radiology at Harvard University in the US, was the resource person of the event which was held in the presence of Dr Jokha bint Mubarak al Kalbaniya, consultant radiologist, and the director of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology at The Royal Hospital.
In May 2009, the breast surgeon misinterpreted a mammogram as negative, as did a radiologist who re-read the mammogram weeks later.

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