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Bonewit Chapter 14

Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

A substance used to make a particular structure visible on a radiograph. CONTRAST MEDIUM
An ultrasound examination of the heart. ECHOCARDIOGRAM
An injection of fluid into the rectum to aid in the elimination of feces from the colon. ENEMA
An instrument used to view internal organs and structures directly. FLUOROSCOPE
Examination of a patient with a fluoroscope. FLUOROSCOPY
A permanent record of a picture of an internal body organ or structure produced on radiographic film. RADIOGRAPH
The taking of permanent records (radiographs) of internal body organs and structures by passing x-rays through the body to act on a specially sinsitized film. RADIOGRAPHY
A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disease using radiant energy, such as x-rays, radium, and radioactive material RADIOLOGIST
The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. RADIOLOGY
Describing a structure that permits the passage of x-rays. RADIOLUCENT
Describing a structure that obstructs the passage of x-rays. RADIOPAQUE
The record obtained with ultrasonography. SONOGRAM
The use of high-frequency sound waves to produce an image of an organ or tissue. ULTRASONOGRAPHY
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