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Medical Language Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 21 :

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Quiz 21 :

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

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Of the following body substances, which one is most radiolucent?
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E

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The use of high frequency sound waves to visualize soft tissue structures in the body functioning in real time is called a(n)
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B

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The term that refers to the use of a minimally invasive procedure for both diagnostic purposes and for treatment is
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C

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The vertical plane that divides the body into right and left portions is the ________ plane.
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The person who operates ultrasound imaging devices to produce diagnostic images is a
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The record produced by an x-ray image of the breast is called a
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Agents such as barium sulfate and iodine, which can be administered orally, rectally, intravenously, or in an artery to enhance the real-time imaging of dynamic processes in blood vessels, or peristalsis in the GI tract are called ________ agents.
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The abbreviation for the imaging technique which uses strong magnetic fields to produce cross-sectional images is
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The transmission of radiographic digital images from one location to another for interpretation by a radiologist is called
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In the medical term craniocaudal, the root means
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Identify the root/combining form and its meaning in the medical term ultrasonography.
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A patient is scheduled for an oblique chest x-ray.This means that the
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X-rays, like light and radio waves, are a form of ________ radiation.
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The term which means a line of central support and comes from the Greek meaning central support is
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The medical specialty that uses imaging techniques to diagnose and treat disease which can be visualized within the human body is ________.
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The vertical plane that divides the body into front and back portions is the ________ plane.
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PET images can be fused with ________ and ________ images to improve diagnostic accuracy.
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In the medical term tomography, the root/combining form means
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Which of the following statements regarding radiation doses delivered to a patient during a nuclear medicine procedure is correct?
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The most commonly used tracer for the destruction of thyroid tissues is
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