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a picture or concept with more or less likeness to an objective reality.
body image see body image.
digital image a depiction recorded electronically to allow viewing or transmission on a computer.
image distributor beam splitter.
disturbed body image a nursing diagnosis defined as confusion in the mental picture of one's personal self. See also body image.
fluoroscopic image a visual depiction on a fluoroscopy screen.
image intensifier a fluoroscope that is electronically enhanced to produce a brighter image; see also automatic brightness control, brightness gain, and vignetting.
latent image the invisible change in radiographic film that is caused by x-radiation or light and is made visible by development of the film.
magnification image direct radiographic enlargement requiring a fractional focus tube of 0.3 mm or less.
manifest image the change on an x-ray film that becomes visible when the latent image undergoes appropriate chemical processing.
mirror image
1. the image of light made visible by the reflecting surface of the cornea and lens when illuminated through the slit lamp.
2. an image with right and left relations reversed, as in the reflection of an object in a mirror.
motor image the organized cerebral model of the possible movements of the body.
phantom image an artifact seen in conventional linear tomography.
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(2-4) The development of digital microscope systems, capable of using digital images of leukocytes, erythrocytes, and thrombocytes for classification, has been ongoing for more than a decade.
In order to verify the digital image, in the mean of identifying the person who captures the image, a link must be established between the image and the person who capture it.
However, no study showed the differences between conventional films and the digital images of scanned conventional radiographs from a dental X-ray film reader.
The aim of this research is to check the application area of photomontage detection method based on analysis of singular values of matrix blocks of digital images in the absence of restrictions on the degree of their compression.
A digital image X [subset] [Z.sup.n] is [kappa]-connected [13] if and only if for every pair of different points x, y [member of] X, there is a set {[x.sub.0], [x.sub.1], ..., [x.sub.r]} of points of a digital image X such that x = [x.sub.0], y = [x.sub.r] and [x.sub.i] and [x.sub.i+1] are [kappa]-neighbors where i = 0, 1, ..., r - 1.
In view of the development requirement of current digital image processing technology, this paper developed the image processing system based on MATLAB that is suitable for teaching and project development of digital image processing.
We still offer discs for those who prefer them, but now we offer instant upload access to all their digital images," said Brent Larsen, CEO of Larsen Digital.
Following the available data on the vector of digital image pixels, the influence of the covariance matrix is calculated (Brucas et al.
Originally intended to serve only as a portal for entering workload data and updating dental readiness classification information, CDA has grown into a robust enterprise dental solution comprised of modules for scheduling, data entry, reporting, digital image acquisition and viewing, and even a dental lab management tool.
However, these methods are increasingly being replaced by in situ digital photography of focal subjects, with subsequent digital image analysis software programs employed to obtain measurements.
See-View has been designed to meet the growth in digital image capture and storage technologies.

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