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- Radiology : A physician specialty with a core competence in obtaining and diagnosing by means of instruments that receive energy transmitted through the body; there are a number of subspecialties.
- Radioisotope : Add brief definition or description
- Anger camera : A device used to form images from the bursts of light generated by collimated gamma rays striking a scintillating material, typically in nuclear medicine
- 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.
- Single proton emission computed tomography : Add brief definition or description
- Radiation protection : Add brief definition or description
- 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
- Photon : elementary particle with zero rest mass and unit spin associated with the electromagnetic field.
- Positron : Add brief definition or description
- Computed tomography : An imaging technique that computes three-dimensional representations of an object from a series of two-dimensional x-ray images.
- Neuroimaging : A group of techniques used to visualize structure and function of nervous systems, especially the vertebrate brain.
- Medical imaging : The generation of visual representations of clinically relevant objects.