TITLE

Health Wise

AUTHOR(S)
Liberatore, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Dec2010, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An answer is offered to a question about the difference between an x-ray, a Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT) scan, and a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
ACCESSION #
56567692

 

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