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X-ray   /ˈɛksrˌeɪ/   Listen
X-ray

noun
1.
Electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target.  Synonyms: roentgen ray, X-radiation, X ray.
2.
A radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis.  Synonyms: roentgenogram, X-ray photograph, X-ray picture, X ray.



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"X-ray" Quotes from Famous Books



... Orrin's Systemic Arteries: an X-Ray Atlas showing the Systemic Arteries in continuity, and precisely as they exist in situ in the undissected body. 4to. Pp. viii92, with 21 original plates and ...
— Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology • W. G. Aitchison Robertson



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