|Definition||:||named it X-radiation to signify an unknown type of radiation (X represents the “unknown” in math)|
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What does X-ray mean?
X-radiation (X-ray) is a form of electromagnetic radiation.
X-rays were discovered in 1895 by the German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, who named the new form of radiation X-radiation (X standing for “Unknown”). X-radiation is also called Röntgen radiation after Wilhelm Röntgen.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the full form of X-ray?
The full form of X-ray is named it X-radiation to signify an unknown type of radiation (X represents the “unknown” in math)