Glossary Term:

Title

radiologic technologist

Phonetic

<b>ray</b>-dee-uh-<b>LAH</b>-jick teck-<b>nah</b>-luh-jist

Description

a health professional (not a doctor) trained to position patients for x-rays, take the images, and then develop and check the images for quality. The films taken by the technologist are sent to a radiologist to be read. See also radiologist, x-ray.