Definition of radiography in English:



  • [mass noun] The process or occupation of taking radiographs to assist in medical examinations.

    • ‘The diagnosis may be confirmed with plain radiography, computed tomography, or endoscopy.’
    • ‘In these respects, MRI is superior to ultrasonography or plain-film radiography in detecting tissue inflammation and necrosis.’
    • ‘We used plain radiography or computed tomography to diagnose pneumonia.’
    • ‘Investigations such as blood tests and radiography are important tools for the making correct diagnoses.’
    • ‘After a careful history and examination, electrocardiography and chest radiography are first line investigations.’
    • ‘Conflicting findings have been found concerning patient satisfaction and referral for radiography, and one study found that providing a patient with a diagnostic label increased patient satisfaction.’
    • ‘Health professionals in radiography, pharmacy and medical sciences are also on the company's books.’
    • ‘Standard practice included plain radiography and, if appropriate, ultrasonography, computed tomography, and fluoroscopic investigations.’
    • ‘Prophylactic cholecystectomy is therefore not recommended when stones are discovered incidentally by radiography or ultrasonography during the investigation of other symptoms.’
    • ‘For instance, spinal radiography, computed tomography, barium enemas, and angiography expose our patients to higher doses of radiation than we might think.’
    • ‘Specialised nurses examine patients referred from general practitioners, paediatricians, and other orthopaedic consultants and use radiography and ultrasonography as indicated.’
    • ‘Examination showed subconjunctival and subcutaneous emphysema, and radiography confirmed the presence of an orbital ‘blowout’ fracture.’
    • ‘The tumour is often visible with basic radiological techniques such as chest radiography and abdominal ultrasonography.’
    • ‘The diagnosis of the acute and chronic forms is made by measuring blood enzymes and by performing abdominal computed tomography, radiography, and ultrasound examinations.’
    • ‘I have immediate family and friends who are and were in the medical profession: GP's, surgery, nursing, radiography, anaesthetics who every day see the ill effects.’
    • ‘Ultrasonography and radiography are equally effective imaging studies for detecting developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants four to six months of age.’
    • ‘Typically, spines and stingers are radiopaque, so radiography or ultrasonography may be used to locate any remaining pieces.’
    • ‘Plain radiography and ultrasonography may be needed to show the presence of an effusion.’
    • ‘If this method is unsuccessful, radiography or ultrasonography may be used to locate the IUD.’
    • ‘Photodynamic cancer therapy has advantages over surgery, radiography and chemotherapy because there are no life-threatening side effects involved with the therapy.’