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1

What is an interface?

A boundary between two different media

2

When a wave passes from one medieval to another, some of its energy is 1-[.......] and some of it is 2-[......]

1 - Reflected
2 - Transmitted

3

What is it called when the wave enters a different median?

Transmission

4

What is it called when the wave does not enter the median?

Reflection

5

When an wave is fired at a media with very different densities, are the waves reflected or transmitted?

Reflected

6

When an wave is fired at a media with similar densities, are the waves reflected or transmitted?

Transmitted

7

Where is the reflection of ultrasound waves used?

Ultrasound scans

8

How does an ultrasound work?

- Uses short pulses is ultrasound radiation to form images inside your body

9

What piece of equipment is used to direct ultrasound waves into your body?

Transducer