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Chapter:
Nomenclature
Author(s):

Harriet S. Meyer

Available radiologic glossaries include the following: ▪ Thoracic radiology: “Glossary of Terms for Thoracic Radiology”▪ Computed tomography of the lung: “Glossary of Terms for CT of the Lungs”▪ Breast imaging: BI-RADS Atlas▪ Magnetic resonance: ACR Glossary of MRI Terms, Glossary of Magnetic Resonance Terms▪ Ultrasonography: Recommended Ultrasound Terminology▪ General, for laypersons and nonspecialists: RadiologyInfoIn addition to the terminology explained in this section, see , Correct and Preferred Usage of Common Words and Phrases, for terms such as radiography, radiology, radiograph, and film; , Abbreviations, Radioactive Isotopes, and , Isotopes; and , Units of Measure, for units such as H (Hounsfield)

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