Radiology Terminology

Deciphering Radiology One Term at a Time

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There are 1 names in this directory beginning with the letter X.
x-ray
1. The ionizing electromagnetic radiation emitted from a vacuum tube, resulting from the bombardment of the target anode with a stream of electrons from a heated cathode. 2. Ionizing electromagnetic radiation produced by the excitation of the inner orbital electrons of an atom by other processes, such as nuclear delay and its sequelae. 3. A radiograph.