Definition of radiographer in US English:

radiographer

noun

  • See radiography

    • ‘The person carrying out the examination is usually an ultrasonographer, a radiographer specially trained at ultrasound techniques.’
    • ‘Assessment is best carried out by a dedicated assessment team consisting of an experienced radiologist, surgeon, and pathologist supported by radiographers and a breast care nurse.’
    • ‘The radiographer will help you to get into the right position for the X-ray.’
    • ‘On behalf of the children and their families we call not only for the provision of more linear accelerators but also for the clinical oncologists, radiographers, and physicists to operate them.’
    • ‘If you have a contraceptive coil fitted, you must tell the radiographer as some have copper wire in them.’

Pronunciation

radiographer

/ˌrādēˈäɡrəfər//ˌreɪdiˈɑɡrəfər/