An electronic device in radiography that measures the radiation that has passed through the patient and terminates the x-ray exposure when it is sufficient to form an image.

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pho·to·tim·er 'fōt-ō-.tī-mər n a photoelectric device that automatically controls photographic exposures (as to X-rays or light)

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pho·to·tim·er (foґto-tīm″ər) a device used in radiology and photography to control the exposure interval by terminating the exposure when the amount of incident radiation or light reaches a preset quantity.

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