foreshortening


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foreshortening

 [for-shor´ten-ing]
a distortion that gives the appearance of decreased depth in an image that is being studied radiographically.

fore·shor·ten·ing

(fōr'shōrt-ĕn-ing)
radiology Radiographic distortion occurring where the image appears shorter than the object under study. Caused by excessive vertical angulation.

fore·shor·ten·ing

(fōr'shōrt-ĕn-ing)
radiology radiographic distortion occurring where the image appears shorter than the actual image.

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