remnant radiation


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remnant radiation

[rem′nənt]
Etymology: L, remanere, to remain
the radiation that passes through an object and can produce an image on an x-ray film.

remnant radiation

Imaging X-rays that pass through an anatomic part and impact on film. See Radiation.

remnant radiation

Ionizing radiation that passes through the part being examined to make the radiographical image.
See also: radiation