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1

The flow of electricity along a conductor in a complete circuit

Electric current

2

Any material that easily conducts electricity

Conductor

3

Any substance that does not conduct electricity

Insulator

4

What is an example of a good insulator?

Rubber

5

A constant, even flowing current that travels in one direction only

Direct current

6

What is an example of a device that uses alternating current?

Magnifying lamps

7

The unit that measures the amount of an electric current

Ampere

8

1,000 watts

Kilowatt

9

Supplies current to the circuit

Live connection

10

Completes the circuit and carries the current safely away to the ground

Ground connection

11

What should you do when using electrical equipment?

Read all instructions carefully

12

What color is a cathode?

Black

13

The process of infusing a negative product into the skin

Anaphoresis

14

Extremely low level of electricity that mirrors the body's own natural electrical impulses

Microcurrent

15

What is an effect of galvanic current?

Stimulates and irritates the nerves

16

What is not true of Tesla high frequency?

Decreases elimination and absorption

17

Who holds the tube electrode when using indirect application?

The client

18

What is a characteristic of short wavelength?

Penetrate less

19

Combination of all the visible rays of the spectrum

White light

20

Also known as burning rays

UVB

21

What does LED not do?

Shrink melanomas

22

Light that increases circulation and improves the collagen and elastin in the skin

Red light

23

Light that reduces hyperpigmentation

Green light