Definition of radiological in US English:


(also radiologic)


  • Relating to the science of X-rays and other high-energy radiation.

    ‘fears of radiological contamination’
    ‘radiological technicians’
    • ‘She had a substantial international reputation in radiological protection.’
    • ‘" There were negative results on anything radiological.’
    • ‘Patients with cancer are given a high priority for radiological investigations.’
    • ‘Many officers have received training on how to handle chemical, biological or radiological attacks.’
    • ‘Throughout his career he remained active in radiological civil defense.’
    • ‘Diagnosis is based on clinical, radiological or operative findings.’
    • ‘They possessed the know-how and the materials to build a radiological weapon.’
    • ‘They have access to radiological material like medical isotopes.’
    • ‘All patients had radiological evidence of degenerative arthritis.’
    • ‘The weapon could be a radiological device, a so-called 'dirty bomb'.’