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Related to x-radiation: gamma radiation, ultraviolet radiation, Xrays


1. Treatment with or exposure to x-rays.
2. Radiation composed of x-rays.


(General Physics) another term for X-ray


(ˈɛksˌreɪ diˈeɪ ʃən)

radiation in the form of x-rays.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.x-radiation - electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid targetX-radiation - electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target
ionizing radiation - high-energy radiation capable of producing ionization in substances through which it passes
electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation - radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
2.X-radiation - obtaining images by the use of X rays
tomography, imaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
computed axial tomography, computed tomography, computerized axial tomography, computerized tomography, CT, CAT - a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis
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