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Radlgy & Nuclear Med

Medical terminology pertaining to Radiology and Nuclear medicine

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A ray of positively charged particles of hlium moving at a high speed. alpha ray
The unit of strength of electricity ampere
An x-ray record of the heart and great vessels that is made viosible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium angiocardiogram
An x-ray record of the blood vessels made visible through the use of an injected radiopaque contrast medium angiogram
The process of making an x-ray record of blood vessels angiography
A typr of anemia in which there is aplasia or destruction of the bone marrow aplasia anemia
The process of making an x-ray record of the arteries arteriography
The process of making an x-ray record of a joint arthrography
A radiopaque barium compound used as a contrast medium in x-ray examination of digestive tract barium sulfate
A ray of light beam
A ray of negatively charged electrons moving at a high speed. beta ray
A megavoltage machine used in administering external radiation therapy betatron
Radiation therapy in which the radioactive substance is inserted into a body cavity or organ. brachytherapy
An x-ray record of the bronchial tree that is made visible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium bronchogram
A light-proof case or holder for x-ray film cassette
The negative pole of an electrical current cathode
An x-ray record of the bile ducts that is made visible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium cholanglogram
An x-ray record of the gallbladder that is made visible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium cholecystogram
The process of making an x-ray record of an organ in motion cinematoradiography
The process of making a motion picture record of succesive x-ray images appearing on a fluoroscopic screen cineradiopraphy
A radionuclide that serves as the radioavtive substance in teletherapy machines cobalt-40
A radiopaque substance used in certain x-ray procedures to permit visualization of organs or structures contrast medium
A unit of radioactivity curle
A megavoltage machine used in administering external radiation therapy cyclotron
The process of freeing an object, area, or person of some contaminating substance decontamination
A method by which the computer performs instantaneous subtraction of the x-ray images digital subtraction angiopraphy
The amount of medication or radiation that is to be administered dose
The process of using ultrasound to determine the presense of a centrally located mass in the brain echoencephalography
The process of using ultrasound as diagnostic tool echography
The process of administering radiation to the patient via a radiation machine that is located outside the body external radiation
A thin, cellose-coated, light-sensitive sheet or slip of material used in taking pictures film
A device that is sensitive to ionizing radiation. It is worn by one who is around x-rays to monitor exposure to beta and gamma rays film badge
The property of certain susbstance to emit light as a result of exposure to and absorption of radiant energy fluorescence
The process of examining internal structures by viewing the shadows cast on a fluoroscope screen after the x-ray has passed through the body fluoroscopy
The process of delivering a fraction or portion of a dose or radiation over time to minimize untoward radiation effects on normal tissue fractionation
An electromagnetic wave without mass or electrical charge. gamma ray
An instrument used to detect, measure and record ionizing radiation Geiger counter
The time required for half of the radioactivity of a susbatnce to be reduced by radioactive decay half-life
The process of using ultrasound to determine the presense of a centrally located mass in the brain echoencephalography
The process of using ultrasound as diagnostic tool echography
The process of administering radiation to the patient via a radiation machine that is located outside the body external radiation
A thin, cellose-coated, light-sensitive sheet or slip of material used in taking pictures film
A device that is sensitive to ionizing radiation. It is worn by one who is around x-rays to monitor exposure to beta and gamma rays film badge
The property of certain susbstance to emit light as a result of exposure to and absorption of radiant energy fluorescence
The process of examining internal structures by viewing the shadows cast on a fluoroscope screen after the x-ray has passed through the body fluoroscopy
The process of delivering a fraction or portion of a dose or radiation over time to minimize untoward radiation effects on normal tissue fractionation
An electromagnetic wave without mass or electrical charge. gamma ray
An instrument used to detect, measure and record ionizing radiation Geiger counter
The time required for half of the radioactivity of a susbatnce to be reduced by radioactive decay half-life
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