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Bucky, Gustav P.

(bŭk′ē)

German-born U.S. radiologist, 1880-1963.

Bucky diaphragm

A specialized film holder with a moving grid located immediately beneath the radiographic table or upright apparatus. It decreases the effects of scatter and secondary radiation during a radiographic exposure.
SYN: SEE: Potter-Bucky diaphragm

Bucky factor

A measure of the amount of radiation absorbed by the Bucky diaphragm. This indicates the amount by which to increase the technical factors when a grid is being used.

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Bucky, Gustav P. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729713/all/Bucky__Gustav_P_. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Bucky, Gustav P. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729713/all/Bucky__Gustav_P_
Bucky, Gustav P [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729713/all/Bucky__Gustav_P_.
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