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Radiology Quiz Wk1

The negatively charged particle of an atom is the: Electron
As xrays pass through materials, they have the ability to: cause some substances to fluoresce, completely remove an electron from an atom leaving the atom positively charged, cause chemical changes that can kill celss
Which of the following statements is true? xrays with shorter wavelengths penetrate farther than rays with longer wavelengths
Electrons travel: towards the anode of an xray tube
In xray tubes, the majority of energy produced by the movement of electrons is in teh form of: Heat
On the electromagnetic spectrum, in relation to visible light, x-rays: have a shorter wavelength
Xray electromagnetic ratiation travels in a straight line, the direction of which can be altered. T or F? True
A radiograph is synonymous with an x-ray. T or F? False
Filaments located in an xray tube: emit electrons when heated
The anodes target:
Created by: nlchandler87