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Where is the odontoid process located? The superior surface of the body of the axis
How many vertebra are in the thoracic spine? 12
How many vertebra are in the lumbar spine? 5
What is the normal "curve" of the thoracic spine? kyphotic
What is the normal "curve" of the lumbar spine? lordotic
What is the number of floating ribs? 2 pair
What is the most distal portion of the spine? coccyx
What is another name for C1? atlas
What does AEC stand for? Automatic Exposure Control
How many vertebra are located in the cervical spine? 7
What is the purpose of warm up exposures? To prevent damage to the anode from sudden heating
What is a phototimer? a type of AEC device that terminates exposure after a specific quantity of light is detected
What does ALARA stand for? as low as reasonably achievable
What type of cell is most radiosensitive? embryonic tissue
What structures serve as cushions in the anterior portions of the vertebral column? intervertebral discs
Created by: Debra.Agee