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1. The art or technique of making skiagrams.

[Greek skiāgraphiā, painting in light and shade : skiā, shadow + -graphiā, -graphy.]


1. the technique of rilling in the outline of the shadow made by an object to create a pictorial work or shadowgraph.
2. the creation of skiagrams on film with x rays. — skiagram, n. — skiagrapher, n.
See also: Drawing
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Noun1.skiagraphy - the process of making a radiograph; producing an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light
autoradiography - producing a radiograph by means of the radiation emitted from the specimen being photographed
photography - the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
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Rather, it is the museumized item, the stone steps which hardly bear the mark of the original skiagraphy, or rather, the necro-poetical glass vault which allegedly protects it/him and ensures its permanence (another visual metaphor at play).
INTRODUCTION: Extent of ossification and union of epiphysis in bones can be determined in living subjects by the use of 'skiagraphy'.