Radiology - Materials and Equipment

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barium

contrast medium or dye, frequently used to provide enhanced images of body structures of the digestive system

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film

think sheets of cellulose or plastic, coated with chemicals, used to take photos or X-rays

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radioactive

emitting radiation energy

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radiogram

image on X-ray film

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roentgen

unit of exposure to radiation

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shield

device used to protect against radiation

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transducer

device for converting energy from one form to another

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radiopaque

radiolucent

property of blocking the passage of X-rays