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latitude

 [lat´ĭ-tood]
the recording capability of x-ray film.
contrast latitude the ability of a film to record differences in density.
film latitude the ability of an emulsion to record a wide range of densities.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lat·i·tude

(la'ti-tūd),
The range of light or x-ray exposure acceptable with a given photographic emulsion. See: latitude film.
[L. latitudo, width, fr. latus, wide]
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lat·i·tude

(lat'i-tūd)
The range of light or x-ray exposure acceptable with a given photographic emulsion.
[L. latitudo, width, fr. latus, wide]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lat·i·tude

(lat'i-tūd)
The range of light or x-ray exposure acceptable with a given photographic emulsion.
[L. latitudo, width, fr. latus, wide]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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