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- Imaging : The generation of visual representations of objects, situations or processes, even when the methods used to generate the image are outside the sensitivity of the human eye.
- Medicine : The study of health and disease of the human body.
- Medical imaging : The generation of visual representations of clinically relevant objects.
- Angiography : Radiographic visualization of the internal anatomy of the heart and blood vessels after the intravascular introduction of radiopaque contrast medium.
- Neuroimaging : A group of techniques used to visualize structure and function of nervous systems, especially the vertebrate brain.
- Nuclear medicine : That medical specialty, or subspecialty, concerned with diagnosis and treatment using radioisotopes administered to the patient
- Computed tomography : An imaging technique that computes three-dimensional representations of an object from a series of two-dimensional x-ray images.
- Electroencephalography : A technique that records brain electrical activity non-invasively.
- Functional magnetic resonance imaging : A neuroimaging technique used to monitor task-specific blood oxygenation, primarily in the brain.
- Positron emission tomography : A medical imaging technique using compounds labelled with short-lived positron-emitting radionuclides (such as carbon-11, nitrogen-13, oxygen-15 and fluorine-18) to measure cell metabolism.
- Magnetic resonance imaging : The use of magnetic fields and electromagnetic radiation to visualize internal structures of non-magnetic objects non-destructively.
- Acute radiation syndrome : Disease or death caused by whole-body irradiation, over a short period of time, with a significant quantity of penetrating radiation
- Digital imaging and communications in medicine : A set of technical specifications for putting medical information consisting of images, of all types, into digital form, such that they can be stored in a computer system or transmitted to a remote computer
- Medical physics : The study of medical problems with methods borrowed or derived from physics
- Biomedical engineering : The application of engineering principles to the study and manipulation of biological systems and to the support of health care.
- Biophysics : The study of forces and energies in biological systems.
- X-ray : An ionizing type of electromagnetic radiation whose absorption or diffraction often used for structural investigations of matter.