Chapter 14 Bonweit Word Scramble
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
contrast medium a substance used to make a particular structure visible on a radiograph.
echocardiogram an ultrasound examination of the heart.
enema an injection of fluid into the rectum to aid in the elimination of feces from the colon.
fluoroscope an instrument used to view internal organs and structures directly.
fluoroscopy examination of a patient with the fluoroscope
radiograph a permanent record of a picture of an internal body organ or structure produced on a radiographic film.
radiography the taking of permanent records (radiographs) of internal body organs and structures by passing e-rays through the body to act on a specially sensitized film.
radiologist a physician who specialized in the diagnoses and treatment of disease using radiant energy, such as x-rays, radium, and radioactive material.
radiology the branch of medicine that deals with the use of radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
radiolucent describing a structure that permits the passage of x-rays.
radiopaque describing a structure that obstructs the passage of x-rays.
sonogram the record obtained with ultrasonography.
ultrasonography the use of high-frequency sound waves to produce an image of an organ or tissue.