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Radiography Review

A plane that divides the body into upper & lower proportions is called: Transverse plane
The most common body habitus consisting of nearly 50% of the population is called the: Sthenic type
Which of the following terms refer to a body part or a central ray angulation directed toward the head? 1.Cranial 2.Cephalic 3.Caudad Cranial & Cephalic
The body position defined as a person standing erect with palms facing forwards is termed: Anatomical position
A longitudinal angulation of the CR with the long axis of the body describes a(n): Axial projection
The ventral decubitus position is most similar to the ___________ position. Prone
The general size, shape, & position of the internal organs can be, to a large degree, predicted by the classifications of a person’s: Body habitus
A vertical plane that divides the body into anterior & posterior is called a: Coronal plane
The term used to designate a structure away from its source is: Distal
The turning point of a body part inward is termed: Inversion
Which of the following terms refers to the front surface of the body?1. Anterior2. Posterior3. Ventral Anterior & Ventral
A movement of a joint that increases the angle between the articulating bones is called: Extension
Which of the following organs is NOT located in the pelvic cavity? Spleen
A projection in which visualization of a structure is improved by directing the CR to skim the profiled body part is termed a(n): Tangential projection
The gonion or angle of the mandible is found at the level of: 3rd cervical vertebra
The portions of the body that are located away from the midline of the body are referred to as: Lateral
A very thin person will often have a low, vertical stomach & gallbladder. This person would be classified as having the ________ body type. Asthenic
A physician has requested a tightly collimated image of the 10th thoracic vertebra. The external landmark that would be most helpful is the: Xiphoid tip
During a ventral decubitus examination of the abd using a horizontal beam, free fluid will accumulate on the pt’s: Anterior surface
The term ‘projection’ describes: The path of the radiation from the x-ray tube
The movement of a structure toward the central axis of the body is termed: Adduction
A right lateral decubitus radiograph is taken of a pt. This is an example of a(n): Frontal projection
The dorsum of the foot refers to the: Superior aspect
The most superior aspect of the iliac crest corresponds to the level of: L4
When the hand is rotated from an anatomic position for a PA projection, this is termed: Pronation
A person with a large, high peripherally located colon, & high transverse gallbladder & stomach would be classified as: Hypersthenic
The right anterior oblique position (RAO) is described as a(n): PA oblique position
The body plane that passes vertically through the midline of the body & divides it into equal right & left portions is termed the: Mid-sagittal plane
The turning of the foot outward at the ankle would be an example of: Eversion
Which of the following structures are found in the same transverse plane?1. Ischial tuberosity2. Symphysis3. Greater trochanters Symphysis & Greater trochanters
The anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) is found at the same level as: S1
The division of the abd into 4 major quadrants involves a transverse & midsagittal plane which intersects at the: Umbilicus
Which of the following can be used to describe a pt lying on his or her back?1. Supine2. Dorsal decubitus3. Ventral decubitus Supine & Dorsal decubitus
The torso is divided into two major subdivisions called: Thoracic & Abdominal cavities
In the PA projection of the abdomen, the gallbladder of a sthenic patient is normally located at a level near the: 9th costal cartilage
The term applied to a posistion in which the body is rotated so that it is NOT in a frontal or lateral position is a(n): Oblique
A club-shaped process usually lacated at the end of a bone is termed a: Malleolus
Which of the following is NOT located within the pelvic cavity? Duodenum
The right PA oblique position will correspond to a patient in the: RAO
A hole in a bone through which vessels & nerves pass is called a: Foramen
Created by: e-ortiz79