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In radiology, the difference between adjacent densities in an image. This is controlled by the energy of the beam and influenced by the characteristics of the part radiographed, production of scatter radiation, type of image receptor (direct or photostimulable plate, or combination of film and screen), and processing.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Contrast." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744812/all/short_scale_contrast.
Contrast. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744812/all/short_scale_contrast. Accessed December 15, 2019.
Contrast. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744812/all/short_scale_contrast
Contrast [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744812/all/short_scale_contrast.
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