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.

radiologist

Specialist in the use and interpretation of X-ray photography.
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
Translations
radiolog
radiolog
radiologisteradiologue
radiológus
sérfræîingur í geislafræîi
rádiológ

radiologist

[ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst] Nradiólogo/a m/f

radiologist

[ˌreɪdiˈɒlədʒɪst] nradiologue mf (médecin)

radiologist

nRöntgenologe m, → Röntgenologin f

radiologist

[ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst] nradiologo/a (medico)

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

ra·di·ol·o·gist

n. radiólogo-a, especialista en radiología.

radiologist

n radiólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en imágenes diagnósticas y su uso para guiar intervenciones
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