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Bonewit #14

Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging- Shelby

Contrast Medium A substance used to make a particular structure visible on a radiograph
Echocadriogram An ultrasound examination of the heart
Enema An injection of fluid into the rectum to aid in the elimination of feces from the colon
Fluoroscope An instrument used to view internal organs and structures directly
Fluoroscopy examination of a patient with a fluoroscope.
Radiograph a permanent record of a picture of a internal body organ or structure produced on radiographic film.
Radiography The taking of permanent records( radiography)of internal body organs and stuctures by passing x-rays through the body to act on a specially sensitized film.
Radiology The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radiation and other imaging technique (such as ultrasound, CT scans, MRI's and nuclear medicine) in the diagnosis and treatment of disease/
Radiolucent Describing a structure that permits the passage of z-ray
Radiopaque Describing a structure that obstructs the passage of x-rays
Sonogram THe record obtained with ultrasonography
Ultrasongraphy THe use of high-frequency sound waves to produce an image of an organ or tissue
Created by: shelbycrank