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1another term for radiograph
- ‘On radiogram, the ipsilateral hemithorax is lucent, the diaphragm is depressed, and the trachea and mediastinum are shifted contralaterally.’
2historical A telegram sent by radio.
- ‘Subsequent reports confirmed the news, and at 0700 MacArthur received a radiogram from Washington authorizing him to implement war plans against Japan.’
- ‘The draft budget was approved without challenge reportedly after the council received a radiogram from the Ministry of Home Affairs urging it to approve the draft.’
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