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angiocardiogram

xray record of heart and great blood vessels

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angiogram

xray record of blood vessels

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angiography

medical imaging technique used to view the inside of blood vessels and organs

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arteriography

process of making xray record of arteries

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arthrography

process of making xray record of a joint

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bronchogram

xray record of bronchial tree

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cathode

negative pole of an electrical current

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cholangiogram

xray record of bile ducts

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cholecystogram

xray record of gallbladder

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cinematoradiography

process of making an xray record of organ in motion

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cineradiography

process of making a motion picture record of successive xray images

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cobalt-60

radionuclide that serves as a radioactive substance in teletherapy machines

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curie

unit of radioactivity

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digital subtraction angiography

method by which a computer performs instantaneous subtraction of xray images

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echoencephalography

process of using ultrasound to study intracranial structures

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echography

process of using ultrasound as a diagnostic tool by making a record of the echo produced

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fluorescence

property of certain substances to emit light when exposed to radiant energy

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fluoroscopy

process of examining internal structures by viewing shadows cast on fluorescent screen after xray has passed through body

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hysterosalpingogram

xray record of uterus and Fallopian tubes

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intravenous pyelogram

xray record of kidney and renal pelvis

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ionization

process of breaking up molecules

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ionometer

instrument used to measure amount of radiation used by xrays or radioactive substances

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ionotherapy

treatment by introducing ions into body

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iontoradiometer

instrument used to measure the amount and intensity of xrays

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irradiation

process of using radiation in the diagnosis or treatment of a patient

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lymphangiogram

xray record of lymph vessels

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lymphangiography

process of making an xray record of the lymph vessels

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myelogram

xray record of spinal cord

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oscilloscope

instrument used to record electrical wave visually

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photofluorogram

xray record of images seen during fluoroscopic examination

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radiodermatitis

inflammation of skin caused by exposure to xrays or radioactive substances

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radiography

process of making xray record

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radiolucent

pertaining to property of permitting the passage of radiant energy

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radiopaque

pertaining to property of obstructing the passage of radiant energy

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radioscopy

process of viewing and examining inner structures of body using xray

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radium

radioactive isotope used to treat certain malignant diseases

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roentgen

international unit for describing exposure dose of xray

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sialography

process of making xray record of salivary ducts and glands

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sonogram

record produced by ultrasonography

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tagging

process of tracing a radioactive isotope that has become involved in metabolic or chemical actions

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thermography

process of recording heat patterns of body's surface

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tomography

process of cutting across and producing images of single tissue planes

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ultrasonic

pertaining to sounds beyond 20,000hz

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venography

process of making an xray record of veins

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