Flashcards in Ultrasound\ Deck (10):
intensity of an ultrasound wave
ultrasonic term for when waves are transmitted to deeper tissue and none are reflected back
loss of intensity of the ultrasound beam as it travels through tissue
ultrasound property of producing adequate levels of reflections (echoes) when sound waves are returned to the transducer and displayed
number of cycles per unit of time; abbreviated f
tissue that reflects more sound back to the transucer than the surrounding tissues; appears bright.
tissue that has the same ultrasonic appearance as that of the surrounding tissue
ability to separately identify different structures on radiograph or ultrasound.
speed at which something travels through an object; abbreviated v