TITLE

K-edge

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1167
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "K-edge" is presented. In radiography, K-edge is the sharp increase in characteristic x-ray production resulting when the incoming x-ray beam matches the K-shell binding energy of an atom. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233311

 

Related Articles

  • iodipamide meglumine injection.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1137 

    A definition of the medical term "iodipamide meglumine injection" is presented. Iodipamide meglumine injection refers to a radiographic contrast medium combination of iodipamide and meglumine used to aid x-ray examination of the gall bladder. It has a trade mark of cholografin meglumine. The...

  • bronchogram.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p298 

    A definition of the medical term "bronchogram" is presented. Bronchogram refers to the previously used term for a radiograph of the obtained during bronchography, an obsolete technique. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The...

  • photomicrograph.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1663 

    A definition of the medical term "photomicrograph" is presented. Photomicrograph refers to a photograph of an object under a microscope. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • stereophotomicrograph.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2072 

    A definition of the term "stereophotomicrograph" is presented. It refers to a photograph that shows the solidity or depth of a microscopic subject.

  • nephrography.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1440 

    A definition of the medical term "nephrography" is presented. This term refers to the radiography of the kidneys after an intravenous injection of a contrast medium. The definition is derived from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the...

  • OFD.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1513 

    A definition of the term "OFD" which means object-film distance is presented. OFD refers to a distance from the radiographic film to the object being radiographed. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is...

  • autoradiogram.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p206 

    A definition of the medical term "autoradiogram" is presented, which means autoradiograph.

  • cardiac silhouette.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p340 

    A definition of the medical term "cardiac silhouette" is presented, which refers to the shadow on the chest radiograph created by the heart.

  • choledochography.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p405 

    A definition of the medical term "choledochography" is presented. Choledochography refers to radiography of the bile duct following administration of a radiopaque contrast medium, a procedure replaced by ultrasonography. Parts of the term originated from the words "dochos," which means...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics