X-rays, a type of electromagnetic radiation used for imaging, got the x in its name, as the type of radiation was previously unknown. Nowadays, x-rays are used for a variety of different purposes, usually in medicine and dentistry, and as such, things like leaded glasses, lead aprons and other xray accessories come in very handy.
Radiography is the use of xrays to view a non uniformly composed material such as the human body. Nowadays, radiographers often do fluoroscopy, mammography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging. In any case, using radiation protection products is strongly recommended for anyone who engages in xray imaging regularly.
Generally, xrays imaging is viewed on medical grade compu