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 (rĕnt′gə-nə-grăm′, -jə-, rŭnt′-)
A photograph made with x-rays. Also called roentgenograph.
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(ˈrɒntɡənəˌɡræm; -tjə-; ˈrɛnt-) or






(General Physics) chiefly US an X-ray
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roentgenogram, röntgenogram

an x-ray photograph.
See also: Radiation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roentgenogram - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X raysroentgenogram - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
angiocardiogram - a series of X rays representing the action of the heart and its blood vessels after the injection of a radiopaque substance
angiogram - an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance; "angiograms are produced by angiography"
arteriogram - an X ray of an artery filled with a contrast medium
arthrogram - an X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium
pneumoencephalogram, encephalogram - an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
hysterosalpingogram - X ray of the uterus and Fallopian tubes; usually done in diagnosing infertility (to see if there any blockages)
mammogram - X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast
myelogram - X-ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space
pyelogram - an X ray of the kidneys and ureters
radiograph, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph, radiogram - a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
phlebogram, venogram - an X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium
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A roentgenogram of the chest revealed a moderate-sized heart and bilateral pulmonary edema (Fig.
Clinical examination, Holter or electro-cardiographic monitoring, chest roentgenogram, and TTE were performed at 1, 6, 12 months after the procedure and yearly thereafter.
Most patients had symptoms such as pleuritic pain, hemoptysis, dyspnea, cough, or precocious puberty, whereas 1 case was asymptomatic, and the tumor was discovered by chest roentgenogram. The fact that 8 cases have been diagnosed at autopsy reflects the aggressive nature of this tumor.
Patients were discharged on the same day or the next day if their expanded lung in PA roentgenogram after the chest tube was removed.
A 16 Fr Salem Sump tube was inserted through the nose into the stomach, with confirmation of gastric placement by roentgenogram. Subsequently, enteral nutrition was provided via this tube.
Posterior-anterior lung roentgenogram showed linear opacity on the left lung [Figure 1].
The preoperative and postoperative roentgenographic work-up included the following: (a) standing whole spine anteroposterior digital roentgenogram, (b) lateral digital roentgenograms, (c) sitting lateral dynamic (flexion/extension), and (d) supine oblique views for spinal fusion estimation.
Patients were evaluated in terms of clinical findings, abdominal ultrasonography, laboratory blood tests (complete blood count, blood glucose levels, liver and kidney function tests, creatine kinase, lactate dehydrogenase, and electrolytes), and chest and abdominal roentgenogram. Presentation, possible complications, period of clinical observation, and outcome are discussed.
Firstly the lateral skull roentgenogram revealed Allen key in the left maxillary sinus to nasopharynx.
The posteroanterior chest roentgenogram showed a homogeneous opacity occupying the totality of left thoracic field with the presence of signs of mediastinal discharge in the right side (Figure 1).
Roentgenogram is still the gold standard for evaluating the structural changes, since it is noninvasive, cost-effective, practical and generally accessible in OA.