abdominal x-ray

Definition / meaning of abdominal x-ray

An x-ray of the organs inside the abdomen. An x-ray is a type of radiation that can pass through the body and onto film, making pictures of areas inside the body. X-rays may be used to help diagnose disease.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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