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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (electromagnetic wave)
a. el rayo X
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
X-rays can be used to treat some tumors.Los rayos X pueden ser utilizados para tratar algunos tumores.
2. (image)
a. la radiografía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor didn't see anything out of the ordinary in the X-ray.El médico no encontró nada raro en la radiografía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to take an X-ray of)
a. hacer una radiografía de (body part)
We need to X-ray your leg to see if there is a fracture.Necesitamos hacer una radiografía de tu pierna para ver si hay una fractura.
b. hacer una radiografía a (person)
To prevent terror attacks, airport security now X-rays all outbound passengers.Para evitar los ataques terroristas, la seguridad en los aeropuertos le hace radiografías a todos los pasajeros de ida.
c. radiografiar
The patient was examined and X-rayed.El paciente fue examinado y radiografiado.
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X-ray
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (radiation)
a. el rayo X
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (picture)
a. la radiografía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
X-ray examinationexamen por rayos X
to have an X-rayhacerse una radiografía
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. radiografiar
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X-ray [ˈeksˈreɪ]
noun
(ray) rayo-X (m); (photo) radiografía (f)
I had an X-ray taken me hicieron una radiografía
transitive verb
hacer una radiografía a; radiografiar
they X-rayed my arm me hicieron una radiografía del brazo; me radiografiaron el brazo
modifier
X-ray examination (n) examen (m) con rayos X
X-ray photograph (n) radiografía (f)
X-ray treatment (n) tratamiento (m) de rayos X
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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