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What is the difference between radiology and radiography?
August 20, 2009 2:57PM
Radiology is the examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X-rays or other penetrating radiation. In the radiation branch of medical science, radiology is the use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation for examination and/or treatment of medical conditions. Radiography is photography that uses other kinds of radiation than visible light to produce an image on a radiosensitive surface by radiation.