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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays).

Usage examples (24)
  • The moment the skiagraph was taken, it was very clear which bone should be removed.
  • An attempt has been made by Rowland and Waggett. to skiagraph such foreign bodies, with encouraging results.
  • To take, therefore, a skiagraph of a brain through two thicknesses of skull, with our present methods, is an impossibility.
  • The Greek word for shadow is "skia," and the proper rendering, therefore, of shadowgraph is "skiagraph," corresponding to photograph. for more
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