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MedTerm diagnostic modalities
CT scan or CAT scan
computed (axial) tomography
Nuclear Medicine Imagine or Radionuclide Organ Imaging
A person either ingests or injects a radioactive isotope (radionuclide) which allows for a gamma camera to better see the inner systems and outlines.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
aka Ultrasound is to use high frequency sound waves to look at soft tissues of the body.
sharp, intense, strong w/ short duration
a condition developing slowly and persisting over time
cause of the disease
relating to a fever
large; visible to the naked eye
sick; a state of disease
a process or measure that prevents disease
a running together; combination of symptoms and signs that give a distinct clinical picture indicatinga particular condition or disease.