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 [kam´er-ah] (pl. ca´merae, cameras) (L.)
a cavity or chamber.
Anger camera the original form of gamma camera. Because the Anger camera is by far the most frequently used type of gamma (or scintillation) camera today, the terms are often used interchangeably.
gamma camera (scintillation camera) an electronic instrument that produces photographs or cathode-ray tube images of the gamma ray emissions from organs containing tracer compounds. The original and most commonly used version is the Anger c.


, pl.




(kam'er-ă, -ē, ăz), [TA]
2. A closed box; especially one containing a lens, shutter, and light-sensitive film or plates for photography.
[L. a vault]


/cam·era/ (kam´ah-rah) pl. ca´merae, cameras   [L.]
1. a box, compartment, or chamber.
2. any enclosed space or ventricle.
3. a device for converting light or other energy from an object into a visible image.

Anger camera  the original, and by far the most commonly used, form of scintillation (or gamma) camera, so that the terms are often used interchangeably.
camera ante´rior bul´bi  anterior chamber (of the eye).
gamma camera  scintillation c.
camera poste´rior bul´bi  posterior chamber (of the eye).
camera vi´trea bul´bi  vitreous chamber.
camera o´culi  either the anterior or the posterior chamber of the eye.
scintillation camera  an electronic instrument that produces photographs or cathode-ray tube images of the gamma ray emissions from organs containing tracer compounds; the term is often equated with Anger camera, the original and most used version.


Etymology: L, vaulted chamber
(in anatomy) any compartment, cavity, or chamber, as those of the eye, tooth, or heart.


, pl. camerae (kam'ĕr-ă, -ē, -ăz) [TA]
1. A closed box; one containing a lens, shutter, and light-sensitive film or digital medium for photography.
2. anatomy Any chamber or cavity, such as one of the chambers of the heart or eye.
[L. a vault]


pl. camerae; a cavity or chamber.

camera anterior bulbi
anterior chamber of the eye.
camera posterior bulbi
posterior chamber of the eye; small annular space between the posterior surface of the iris and the anterior surface of the lens, and bounded peripherally by the ciliary processes.
camera vitrea bulbi
vitreous chamber of the eye, between the crystalline lens and the retina, that contains the vitreous body.
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Al principlo, pensamos que el problema se podia resolver creando companias de reciclaje", dice Jaime Camara, portavoz de Ia campana por el reciclaje.
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And a hopeful early ball forward was excellently headed back across goal by the forward where the unfortunate Camara scored his second of the game when he deflected into his own net.
Camara, 31, spent the whole of last season on loan at West Ham but failed to score a single goal in a nightmare campaign.
The first half saw Senegal control possession, with Camara and El-Hadji Diouf asking questions of the Zimbabwe defence, but their finishing was haphazard.
After telling Wolves that he was not prepared to play anywhere other than the Premiership following relegation, Camara controversially joined Celtic on a year's loan.
Camara slotted into an empty net for his third in three games since signing from Celtic after Graeme Le Saux stripped the visitors' defence bare with a run down the left to provide a perfect low cross.
Henrique Pereira Neto, a 28-year-old priest working with students, was kidnapped, tortured and murdered in May 1969, an unmistakable message to Camara, who was himself later made a nonperson in Brazil, as the military forbade the media to make any reference to him.
The striker's arrival at Molineux from Tottenham means Dave Jones has signed three players in the last two days -with Iversen joining Jody Craddock and Senegal international Henri Camara.
At first, we thought that the problem could be resolved by creating recycling companies," says Jaime Camara, a spokesman for the recycling effort.

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