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Definition 1: a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for x-ray in the sense of this definition

(x-ray is a kind of ...) a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)

(... is a kind of x-ray ) a series of X rays representing the action of the heart and its blood vessels after the injection of a radiopaque substance

(... is a kind of x-ray ) an X ray of the kidneys and ureters

(... is a kind of x-ray ) X-ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space

(... is a kind of x-ray ) X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast

(... is a kind of x-ray ) X ray of the uterus and Fallopian tubes; usually done in diagnosing infertility (to see if there any blockages)

(... is a kind of x-ray ) an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast

(... is a kind of x-ray ) an X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium

(... is a kind of x-ray ) an X ray of an artery filled with a contrast medium

(... is a kind of x-ray ) an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance

"angiograms are produced by angiography"

(... is a kind of x-ray ) an X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium

Definition 2: electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for x-ray in the sense of this definition

(x-ray is a kind of ...) high-energy radiation capable of producing ionization in substances through which it passes

(x-ray is a kind of ...) radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge

Definition 3: take an x-ray of something or somebody - [verb of communication]

Samples where x-ray or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The doctor x-rayed my chest

(x-ray is a kind of ...) record on photographic film

"I photographed the scene of the accident" "She snapped a picture of the President"

(x-ray belongs to category ...) the act of taking and printing photographs

Definition 4: examine by taking x-rays - [verb of perception]

(x-ray is a kind of ...) observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

"The customs agent examined the baggage" "I must see your passport before you can enter the country"

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