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Radiology& Diagnosti

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roentgenology The study of the diagnostic and therapeutic use of x-rays.
radiolucent Pertaining to materials that allow x-rays to penetrate with a minimum of absorption.
radiopaque Not permitting the passage of x-rays or other radiant energy.
teletherapy Radiation therapy administered by a machine that is positioned at some distance from the patient.
tomography An x-ray technique that produces a film representing a detailed cross-section of tissue structure at a predetermined length.
scanning A technique for studying an area, an organ, or a system of the body by recording and displaying an image of the area
transducer A handheld device that sends and receives a sound wave signal.
angi/o vessel
arthr/o joint
Arteri/o artery
cardi/o heart
echo- sound
fluor/o luminous
poster/o back
radi/o radiation
ultra- beyond
ven/o vein
Created by: Jessicamk124