Chapter 39: Normal Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Pelvis
#1. amenorrhea - the absence of menstruation #2. anteflexed - position of the uterus when the uterine fundus bends forward toward the cervix #3. anteverted - position of the uterus when the uterus ...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|545 views
Chapter 21: The Breast
#1. acinus (acini) - glandular (milk-producing) component of the breast lobule. Each breast has hundreds of lobules, each of which contains one or several acini #2. adenosis - overgrowth of the stro...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|428 views
Chapter 02: Introduction to Physical Findings, Physiology, and Laboratory Data
#1. acidic - a type of solution that contains more hydrogen ions than hydroxyl ions #2. acidosis - an actual increase in the acidity of blood due to an accumulation of acids (as in diabetic acidosis...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|194 views
Chapter 06: Artifacts in Scanning
#1. aliasing - improper Doppler-shift information from a pulsed wave Doppler or color Doppler instrument when the true Doppler shift exceeds one half the pulse repetition frequency #2. anechoic - ec...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|110 views
Chapter 05: Understanding Other Imaging Modalities
#1. contrast - the feature of a radiographic image that affects the ability to visualize detail and detect lesions #2. film/detector contrast - quality inherent in the film type and the processing t...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|150 views
Chapter 19: Ultrasound-Guided Interventional Techniques
#1. free hand technique - method of performing an ultrasound-guided procedure without the use of a needle guide on the transducer #2. hepatorenal syndrome - condition affecting both the liver and th...
Annabelle|6 years ago|+1|97 views
Chapter 28: The Neonatal and Pediatric Pelvis
#1. Anorchidism - the bilateral absence of testes #2. bicornuate uterus - duplication of the uterus and uterine horn or branches #3. cryptorchidism - failure of the testes to descend into the scrot...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|114 views
Chapter 09: The Vascular System
#1. anastomosis - a communication between two blood vessels without any intervening capillary network #2. aneurysm - permanent localized dilation of an artery, with an increase in diameter of 1.5 ti...
Annabelle|6 years ago|+2|463 views
Chapter 14: The Urinary System
#1. afferent arteriole - small artery that carries blood into the glomerulus of the nephron #2. arcuate arteries - small arteries that lie at the bases of the renal pyramids and appear as echogeni...
Annabelle|6 years ago|+1|544 views
Chapter 48: First Trimester Complications
#1. acrania - partial or complete absence of the cranium #2. anembryonic pregnancy (blighted ovum) - gestational sac without an embryo #3. anencephaly - congenital absence of the brain and cranial ...
Annabelle|6 years ago|+1|187 views
Chapter 04: Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Issues in Sonography
#1. bursitis (shoulder) - inflammation of the shoulder bursa from repeated motion #2. carpal tunnel - entrapment of the median nerve as it runs through the carpal bones of the wrist; this results fr...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|143 views
Chapter 57: Amniotic Fluid, Fetal Membranes, and Fetal Hydrops
#1. amniotic band syndrome (ABS) - multiple fibrous strands of amnion that develop in utero and may entangle fetal parts to cause amputations or malformations of the fetus #2. amniotic cavity - form...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|323 views
Chapter 51: Fetal Growth Assessment by Sonography
#1. amniotic fluid index (AFI) - sum of the four quadrants of amniotic fluid #2. biophysical profile (BPP) - assessment of fetus to determine fetal well-being; includes evaluation of cardiac nonstre...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|170 views
Chapter 61: The Fetal Anterior Abdominal Wall
#1. amniotic band syndrome - rupture of the amnion that leads to entrapment or entanglement of the fetal parts by the “sticky” chorion #2. Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome - group of disorders having in ...
Annabelle|6 years ago|±0|140 views