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Flashcards in Ch 20 - Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Terminology Deck (11):
1

is/o

same

ex. radioisotope - radioactive form of an element

2

pharmaceut/o

drug

ex. radiopharmaceutical - combination of radioisotope and a drug

3

radi/o

x-rays

ex. radiographer - aid physicians in administering x-rays

4

son/o

sound

ex. hysterosonogram - recording sound waves within the uterus

5

therapeut/o

treatment

ex. therapeutic - p. treatment

6

vitr/o

glass

ex. in vitro - experiments that are performed in a test tube or glass

7

viv/o

life

ex. in vivo - experiments that are performed with living organism

8

-gram

record

ex. angiogram - recording of a blood vessel
ex. hysterosalpingogram - recording the uterus and fallopian tube
ex. pyelogram - recording of the renal pelvis of the kidney

9

-graphy

process of recording

ex. computed tomography - recording x-ray in cross section views

10

-lucent

to shine

ex. radiolucent - permitting the passage of x-ray

11

-opaque

obscure

ex. radiopaque - obscuring the passage of x-ray