DHE 116 Terms and definitions know

  1. _________ form of energy moving through  space by waves or particles.
    Visible light is radiation – can be seen – cannot pass thru solids
    Radiation
  2. ____  high-energy radiation made when a beam of electrons hits (collides) with a metal target in the x-ray tube.
    X-Radiation
  3. _____  beam of radiant energy that can penetrate (go through) solid substances and record a shadow image
    X-Ray
  4. _________ study of radiation used in medicine.
    Specifically x-rays, radioactive substances and radiant energy
    Radiology
  5. _______ is A photographic record of an image produced by the passage of x-rays through an object to a film
    2D (two dimensional) image (picture) of a 3D object
    Radiograph
  6. _________ actual photographic image produced on a receptor (film) when x-rays pass through teeth.
    Dental Radiograph
  7. __________ the making of radiographs of TEETH and related structures by the exposure to x-rays
    Dental Radiography
  8. __________ person who positions, exposes, and processes the dental x-ray image receptors
    Dental Radiographer
  9. Why are radiographs important?
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DHE 116 Terms and definitions know
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