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Med Diag Tools

Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
endoscope illuminated instrument for the visualization of the interior of a body cavity or organ
fluoroscope instrument that provides real-time imaging of the motion of internal structures through the use of X-rays and a fluorescent screen
microscope an instrument that uses shaped lenses to magnify and study microscopic samples
stethoscope an instrument used to listen to internal body sounds such as the heartbeat or intestinal activity
radiograph a diagnostic image, or X-ray, created by applying radioactive X-rays to a portion of the body
tympanic thermometer thermometer with a specially designed tip that is placed into the external opening of the ear canal to obtain a body temperature reading
calibration the process of adjusting an instrument to ensure its accuracy
Created by: rleroux