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~Radiology Terms 14~

medical terms

Contrast Medium A substance used to make a particular structure on a radio-graph.
Echocardiogram An ultrasound examination of the heart.
Enema An injection of fluid into the rectum aid in the elimination of feces from the colon.
Fluorocope An instrument used to view internal organs and structure produced on radiographic film.
Fluoroscopy Examination of patient with a fluoroscope
Radiograph A permanent record of a picture on an internal body organ or structure on radiograph film.
Radiography The taking of permanent records (radiographs) of internal body organs and structures by passing x-rays through the body to act on a specially sensitized film.
Radiologiist A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disease using radiant energy, such as x-rays, radium, and radioactive material.
Radiology The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Radiolucent Describing a structure that permits the passage of x-rays.
Radiopague Describing a structure that obstructs the passageway of x-rays.
Sonogram the record obtained with ultrasonogrpahy
Ultrasonography The use if high-frequency sound waves to produce an image of an organ or tissue.
Created by: taylerhosey