Medical physics p3

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X ray
High energy wave from the part of em spectrum between gamma and ultraviolet
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Charge coupled device
Device used to record and display an image
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Ct Scanner
A medical scanner that uses X-rays to produce a digital image of any cross section through the body or three dimensional image of an organ
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Ultrasound
Sound wave with a frequency greater than 20000Hz
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Refraction
Change of direction of a light ray when it passes across a boundary between two transparent substances
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Refractive index
The degree which a substance can refract a light ray
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Critical Angle
Occurs when The angle of incidence of a light ray is greater tha n the critical angle.
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Device used to record and display an image

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Charge coupled device

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A medical scanner that uses X-rays to produce a digital image of any cross section through the body or three dimensional image of an organ

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Card 4

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Sound wave with a frequency greater than 20000Hz

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Card 5

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Change of direction of a light ray when it passes across a boundary between two transparent substances

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