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X-ray noun definition in Medical examinations topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

X-ray

 noun: Medical examinations topic
1 [usually plural] a type of radiation that can pass through objects that are not transparent and make it possible to see inside or through them an X-ray machine (= one that produces X-rays)2 a photograph made by X-rays, especially one showing bones or organs in the body a chest X-ray The doctor studied the X-rays of her lungs. to take an X-ray3 a medical examination using X-rays I had to go for an X-ray.

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