Radiology - Medical Imaging General Terms

radiologist

physician who specializes in the use of X-rays and other imaging techniques
interprets X-rays

roentgenology

alternate term for X-ray technology

scan

repeated recording of emissions from radioactive substances onto a
photographic film for one area of the body

scintiscan

image created by gamma radiation, indicating concentration within the body
an imaging technique that requires the injection of radioactive substances

sonolucent

permitting the passage of ultrasound waves

tagging

attachment of radioactive material to a substance that can be found
as it moves through the body

technologist

one who is trained in the science and practice of using a technology

therapeutic

treatment of disease
curative

uptake

absorption of radioactive substance into tissue