Glossary of radiology chapter 19

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define angulation
aligment x-ray beam horizontaly and verticaly
define angulation horizontaly
positioning side to side plane tube head and central ray
define angualtion vertical
tubehead and central ray up and down
define bitewing vertical
interoral film exam alveolar bone place long portion vertical
define bitewing tab
paper board loop or adhesive paper stabalizes bitewing film during exposure
define bitewing tab technique
interoral radiographic technique unterproximal surface examined
define alveolar bone
supports and encases roots teeth
define crestal bone
coronal portion alveolar bone between teeth
define caries
tooth decay
define contact areas
adjacent teeth contact
define open contact
thin radiolucent lines between adjacent teeth
define overlap contact
area one tooth super imposed over contact area of another

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