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(fos′fŏr, ′for″ )
[Fr. phosphore, fr L. phosphorus, morning star, fr Gr. phōsphoros, light-bringer] A substance that in radiographic intensifying screens, fluoroscopic image intensifiers, or other image receptors converts photons of ionizing radiation into light, thereby amplifying the image.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Phosphor." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731809/all/rare_earth_phosphor.
Phosphor. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731809/all/rare_earth_phosphor. Accessed November 21, 2019.
Phosphor. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731809/all/rare_earth_phosphor
Phosphor [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731809/all/rare_earth_phosphor.
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