teleroentgenography -->
teleradiography
medical dictionary

Radiography with the X-ray tube positioned about 2 m from the film thereby securing practical parallelism of the X-rays to minimise geometric distortion; the standard configuration for chest radiography.

Compare: air-gap technique.

Synonyms: teleroentgenography.

Origin: G. Tele, distant, + radiography

(05 Mar 2000)