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 Definition An ionizing type of electromagnetic radiation whose absorption or diffraction often used for structural investigations of matter. [d] [e]
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X-ray prefix, and not?

I don't usually think of CT as being prefixed with X-ray, the way I think of "digital X-ray". What about fluoroscopy, angiography, and other techniques using X-rays? Radiation therapy with X-rays?

I can contribute to some of these, but I'd defer to you on the overall structure.

As an aside, do you plan on having an entry for "X-rays" from the perspective of their being a part of the electromagnetic spectrum? Concepts such as hard and soft, thermal, and other X-ray kill mechanisms are important with nuclear weapons and ballistic missile defense.Howard C. Berkowitz 11:54, 24 May 2008 (CDT)

The term X-ray CT is often used to differentiate it from other (more recent) variants of computed tomography (which, in that broad sense, would also include MRI). I do not have particular plans for X-ray - just noticed that it is already mentioned in quite a few articles between which there is very few coherence, and so I set up a page that should help in getting this topic organized. -- Daniel Mietchen 12:10, 24 May 2008 (CDT)