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ion/o

ion, to wander

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is/o

same, equal

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myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

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pharmaceut/o

drug

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radi/o

x-rays, radioactivity, radius

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son/o

sound

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therapeut/o

treatment

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vitr/o

glass

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viv/o

life

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-gram

record

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-graphy

process of recording

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-lucent

to shine

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-opaque

obscure

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echo-

reflected sound, a repeated sound

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ultra-

beyond, excess

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SPECT

single photon emission computed tomography: radioactive substances and a computer used to create 3D images

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PACS

picture archival and communications system: replacement of traditional films with digital equivalents

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UGI

upper gastrointestinal (series): x-ray examination of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines

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CXR

chest x-ray: diagnostic procedure (x-rays are used) necessary to investigate thoracic disease

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DSA

digital subtraction angiography: x-ray of blood vessels made by taking two images (with and without contrast) and subtracting the digitized data for one from the data for the other

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram: x-ray examination of the kidney after injection of contrast

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LAT

lateral: x-ray view from the side

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U/S

ultrasound: diagnostic procedure frequently used to assess fetal size and development

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99mTc

radioactive technetium: radioisotope used in nuclear medicine (tracer studies)

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U/S

ultrasound: diagnostic procedure frequently used to assess fetal size and development

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99mTc

radioactive technetium: radioisotope used in nuclear medicine (tracer studies)