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copperstem
tungstentarget
centralray
electroncloud
port
filter
xrays
anode
window
xray
highvoletagetranformer
vacuum
pid
filament
collimator
oil
lowvoltagetransformer
primarybeam
tube head
radiator
cathode
focusing cup

Radiology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Contains x-ray tube tubehead
image is projected onto this imagereceptor
where electrons are converted into photons anode
holds film in the mouth receptorholder
concept that everyone should be exposed to minimal radiation ALARA
particles with a negative charge electron
particles with a positive charge proton
protects chest and lap leadapron
goes aroud neck, protects thyroid glad thyroidcollar
consists of exposure button, on/off, controls controlpanel
suspends x-ray tubehead extensionarm
consists of tungsten filament and focusing cup cathode
controls number of electrons produced in x-ray tube milliamperage
how the light and dark areas differ contrast
the darkness or blackness of an image density
controls the energy and wavelength kilovoltage

X-RAY TUBES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The principle that spreads heat over a greater area of the anode and allows the effective focal spot to be smaller than the actual focal spot LINEFOCUS
How ninety-nine percent of an electrons kinetic energy is converted HEAT
Keeps the electron cloud together before they leave the cathode FOCUSINGCUP
Occurs when no more electrons can be boiled off the filament; limits x-ray tubes to a maximum of 1000 mA SPACECHARGEEFFECT
Area where electrons strike the anode FOCALSPOT
Environment inside the x-ray tube once all air has been removed VACUUM
Graph that allows radiographers to determine the maximum technical factor combination that is safe for the x-ray tube RADIOGRAPHICRATINGCHART
A coil of wire; source of electrons FILAMENT
The product of kVp, mA, and time HEATUNITS
Type of radiation emitted outside the tube housing; must be less than 1 mGy/hr at 1 m from the tube LEAKAGERADIATION
Causes uneven distribution of x-ray intensity between the cathode and anode HEELEFFECT
The positive electrode of an x-ray tube ANODE
The process of boiling off electrons at the filament THERMIONICEMISSION
The negative electrode of an x-ray tube CATHODE
The anode is constructed of this material due to its high melting point TUNGSTEN

X RAY TUBE & PRODUCTION Word Search

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Word Search
Description

ANODE
BEAMQUALITY
BEAMQUANTITY
Bearing
Beryllium
BONYARD
bremsinteractions
CATHODE
characteristiccascade
Circuit
CRYSTAL
discreteemissionspectrum
ELECTRONBEAM
ELIZABETH
Envelope
FILAMENT
FILTRATION
FOCUSINGCUP
Housing
HVL
JAIME
JOHNSON WALTER
KOTUN
LASHE
Leakage
Linefocusprinciple
Molybdenum
NICKEL
penetration
PRIMARYBEAM
Protective housing
REMNANTBEAM
REYES
STATOR
TARGET
TAYLOR
Tungsten
Vacuum
WINDOW

X-RAY TUBE Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The positive end of the x-ray tube ANODE
The negative side of the x-ray tube CATHODE
The stationary part of the induction motor STATOR
the rotating part of the induction motor ROTOR
where you can find the stator and rotor induction motor
what are two words we use instead of cathode fat cat
what is the anode made of? tungsten
The purpose for the ___________ cut is to guide the electron stream to the target area on the anode. filament
the chemical element of atomic number 42, a brittle silver-gray metal of the transition series, used in some alloy steels. molybdenum
a metal cup, in which the cathode of an X-ray tube is mounted, which electrostatically focuses the electron beam upon the focal spot on the surface of the anode. focusing cup

X-Ray Tube and Fluoroscopy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ___ phosphor absorbs the remnant x-ray photon and energy and emits light Input
The smaller the ____ focal spot, the sharper the image will be. Effective
Imaging that uses a continuous beam of x-rays to create images of moving internal structures that can be viewed on a display monitor Fluoroscopy
X-ray photon production happens at the Anode
The negative end of the tube. Cathode
Brightness gain AKA ___ factor Conversion
"___ lined metal structure is what the tube housing is made of." Lead
Used as the disk base and core. Molybdenum
Component of the image intensifier that converts light intensities to electrons Photocathode
"The main purpose of the enclosure is to maintain a ___ within the tube." Vacuum
X-rays are produced ___ Isotropically
A filament may break due to Vaporization
The focusing cup has a ___ charge Negative

Chapter 38 and 39 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

radiation protection concept meaning, "As Low as Reasonably Achievable" ALARA
The positive electron in the x-ray tube Anode
basic unit of matter Atom
The negative electrode in the x-ray tube Cathode
x-rays at the center of the beam. Central Ray
difference in degrees of blackness on an image contrast
The portion of the x-ray unit that contains the master switch, indicator light, selection buttons, and the exposure button. control panel
the overall darkness or blackness of an image density
the process of recording images of the teeth and adjacent structures by exposure to x-radiation dental radiography
a filmless method of capturing an image and displaying it by using an image receptor, an electronic signal, and a computer to process and store the image. digital imaging
change in the size of an image caused by incorrect vertical angulation distortion
the amount of energy absorbed by tissues dose (of radiation)
a device used to detect and measure an accumulated dosage of radiation dosimeter
a negatively charged particle in the atom electron
the ability to do work energy
flexible arm that is attached to the x-ray tubehead extension arm
effect of radiation that are passed on to future generations through genetic cells genetic effects
film based or digitally produced recordings of anatomic structures image
a recording medium (or device) for an image, normally film, phosphor storage plate (PSP), or a digital sensor. image receptor
the total energy of the x-ray beam intensity
an electrically charged particle ion
process by which electrons are removed from atoms, causing the harmful effects of radiation in humans. ionization
highest voltage of x-ray tube used during exposure kilovoltage peak
time between exposure to ionizing radiation and the appearance of symptoms latent period
device used to protect the reproductive and blood-forming tissues from scatter radiation lead apron
the proportional enlargement of an image Magnification
anything that occupies space and has form or shape matter
one one-thousandth (1/1000) of an ampere; a unit of measurement used to describe the intensity of an electrical current. milliampere
the blurred or indistinct area that surrounds an image penumbra
a minute (tiny) bundle of pure energy that has no weight or mass photon
the most penetrating beam produced at the target of the anode Primary beam
the mean energy or penetrating ability of the x-ray beam. quality

The X-Ray Tube Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

imaging equipment
xray beam
heat units
cooling tube
leakage radiation
off focus
stator
anode heel effect
line focus
dual focus
thermionic emission
armature
electromagnets
bearing
filament
tungsten
electrons
envelope
anode
cathode
vacuum
target

Chapter 38 Word Search

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Word Search
Description

TUNGSTEN TARGET
TUBE HEAD
SOMATIC EFFECTS
SHARPNESS
SENSOR
SCATTER RADIATION
PRIMARY RADIATION
PRIMARY BEAM
PHOTON
MATTER
MAGNIFICATION
LEAD APRON
LATENT
KILOVOLTAGE PEAK
IONIZING RADIATION
ION
INTINSITY
IMAGE
ENERGY
ELECTRON
DOSIMETER
DOSE
DISTORTION
DENTAL IMAGING
DENSITY
CONTROL PANEL
CONTRAST
CENTRAL RAY
CATHODE
ATOM
ANODE
ALAR

X-ray Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

computed tomography
collimation
portable
kilovoltage
fracture
abdomen series
pneumothorax
ultrasound
fluoroscopy
radiologist
decubitus
attenuation
anode
cathode
effusion

X-ray Beam & Discovery Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ability of phosphors to emit visible light when stimulated by energy Fluorescence
X-rays are electrically _________ neutral
Most type of energy during x-ray production Heat
X-ray beam is_________ Polyenergetic
Range and intensity of x-rays emitted Emission Spectrum
Skin reddening as a result of radiation exposure Erythema
Common filter used in the x-ray beam Aluminum
Invention of the fluoroscope Edison
Is changed when changing the filament current Tube Current
Filtration in the path of the x-ray beam Aluminum
X-rays are a type of this radiation Electromagnetic
Part of tube angled between 5 and 20 degrees Target
X-ray energy is measured in _____ volts kiloelectron
One of the three cardinal principles of radiation Distance
_________ energy is transferred to the tungsten atom during x-ray production Kinetic