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- Computer : A machine that executes a sequence of instructions.
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- Computed tomography : An imaging technique that computes three-dimensional representations of an object from a series of two-dimensional x-ray images.
- X-ray : An ionizing type of electromagnetic radiation whose absorption or diffraction often used for structural investigations of matter.
- Computed tomographic cardiac angiography : Imaging method that uses a computed tomography (CT) scanner to look at the structures and blood vessels of the heart.
- Computed tomographic pulmonary angiography : Imaging method that uses a computed tomography (CT) scanner to look at the structures and blood vessels of the lungs.
- Positron emission tomography-computed tomography fusion scanning : A multi-modal medical imaging technique that scans the patient with X-ray computed tomography and positron emission tomography scanners mounted on the same gantry, so the images from both systems are in the same anatomical plane; the two methods complement one another, but sometimes additional analysis of a pure CT scan, occasionally in another plane, is necessary to rule out certain artifacts
- Bone density : A measurement that approximates the quantity of mineral per square centimeter of bone
- Brain concussion : A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries.
- Magnetic resonance imaging : The use of magnetic fields and electromagnetic radiation to visualize internal structures of non-magnetic objects non-destructively.
- Neuroimaging : A group of techniques used to visualize structure and function of nervous systems, especially the vertebrate 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.
- Conrad Röntgen : Add brief definition or description
- Electromagnetic spectrum : The range of electromagnetic waves covering all frequencies and wavelengths.
- Image reconstruction : Add brief definition or description
- Backscattering : Add brief definition or description
- Ionizing radiation : Subatomic particles or electromagnetic waves that are energetic enough to detach electrons from atoms or molecules, ionizing them.
- Radiation detector : Add brief definition or description
- Hounsfield unit : Add brief definition or description