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Radiography is the creation of images by exposing a photographic film or other image receptor to X-rays.

Since X-rays penetrate solid objects, but are weakened by them depending on the object's composition, the resulting picture reveals the internal structure of the object.

The most common use of radiography is in the medical field (where it is known as medical imaging), but veterinarians and engineers also use it.

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