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Radiology equipment

Radiology equipment is used in the medical profession for the purpose of creating images that expose internal parts of the body.

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Radiology equipment

somatic effects

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

Somatic effects are effects from some agent, like radiation that are seen in the individual who receives the agent.

genetic effects

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

Genetic effects are effects from some agent, that are seen in the offspring of the individual who received the agent. The agent must be encountered pre-conception.

teratogenic effects

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

Teratogenic effects are effects from some agent, that are seen in the offspring of the individual who received the agent. The agent must be encountered during the gestation period.

stochastic effects

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

Stochastic effects are effects that occur on a random basis with its effect being independent of the size of dose. The effect typically has no threshold and is based on probabilities, with the ...

non-stochastic effect

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

Non-stochastic effects are effects that can be related directly to the dose received. The effect is more severe with a higher dose, i.e., the burn gets worse as dose increases. It typically has a ...

nuclear reactor

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

A device in which a controlled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction can be maintained with the use of cooling to remove generated heat.

specific activity

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

Unit pertaining to the disintegrations per gram of a radioisotope (mettler fa jr, upton ac: medical effects of ionizing radiation, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, pa: saunders elsevier, 2008, page 554)

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