radiology

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radio- +‎ -logy

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radiology (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) The specialty of medical imaging and its interpretation, originally and especially radiography but now including all imaging modalities, including ones that use no radiation (such as ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging).
    Hyponym: radiography
  2. (medicine, obsolete) The use of radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment (which today is the province of nuclear medicine).

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