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break in bone


bone comes out of joint


ligaments stretched too far


film placed under area to be viewed- beam of x-rays emitted- pass thru skin & body tissue- absorbed in bone


patient placed in cylinder- exposed to magnetic energy

magnetic resonance imaging

MRI stands for ________________.


a method of taking clear images of soft tissues

lower cost

benefit of an X-ray over a MRI

repeated exposure could cause cell damage

negative effect of an X-ray


disease of joints that makes movement painful


instrument used to look inside joint to see what's wrong

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