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


(ˈrɒntɡənəˌɡræm; -tjə-; ˈrɛnt-) or






(General Physics) chiefly US an X-ray

roentgenogram, röntgenogram

an x-ray photograph.
See also: Radiation
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 thin layer of gray connective tissue lines, the inner surface of the cyst wall which displays multiple scroll-like ridges that account for the pseudoloculated appearance on roentgenograms.
Adult population estimates obtained from measurements of chest roentgenograms from the NHANES II Survey.
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Roentgenograms of the right wrist revealed an undisplaced comminuted fracture of the pisiform bone (Figure 1 and 2).
The roentgenograms were made of the lateral aspect of the fish using a medical X-ray system.
The rates of growth of several facial components measured from serial cephalometric roentgenograms.
A 1970 report by Freundlich et al (131) disclosed no cases with nodular infiltrates in a review of 300 chest roentgenograms from patients with proven classical sarcoidosis.
Roentgenograms performed postoperatively confirmed the complete excision of the mass.
Roentgenograms (figure 1A) showed cartilaginous growth in right superior ramus suggestive of osteochondroma.
The quantitative content of the cubic phase increases with the further rise of the substrates' heating temperature (see Table 2), at the same time the research of roentgenograms has shown the presence of the cubic phase of the [Y.