Flashcards in Radiograph Deck (19)
The harmful effect of X-ray beans in humans that results in a disruption of cellular structure and causes permanent damage to living cells and tissues.
Interval between exposure to ionizing radiation and the appearance of symptoms.
Currently the fastest exposure to ionizing radiation.
Electric representation of a radiograph, a film, or an X-ray image.
Image produced on conventional dental film.
Angle measured within the vertical plane at which the central ray of the X-ray beam is projected.
Position of the tube head and the direction of the central ray in a horizontal or side-by-side plane.
Tapered end of each root tip.
Apex and the surrounding area of the tooth.
Image on a radiograph that appears in ranges from shades of gray to black.
Image on a radiograph that appears in ranges from shades of light gray to total white or clear.
Differences in the degrees of blackness on a radiograph.
Tightly sealed, heavy metal housing that contains the radiograph.
The overall blackness of darkness on a radiograph.
Provides a wide view of the upper and lower jaw.
Extoral radiograph exposed to show the bones and soft tissue areas of the facial profile.
Limiting the diameter of the X-ray beam to protect adjacent areas from exposure to radiation.
Use of aluminum filters to remove long (less penetrating) wavelengths from a primary x radiation beam.