x-ray machine


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x-ray machine

[′eks ‚rā mə‚shēn]
(engineering)
The x-ray tube, power supply, and associated equipment required for producing x-ray photographs.
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A small boy got his arm caught in an X-ray machine at a railway station in China's Anhui.
Sources claimed that scores of meetings have been convened in the department of Radiology regarding the fate of the X-Ray machine but all the times the matter was pushed under the carpet.
'Whether the digital X-ray machines are expensive or not the provincial government will immediately provide the same to the hospital.
During the CM's visit to the government hospital, patients and their attendants complained about the lack of facilities, including the out of order X-ray machine on which Bizenjo expressed resentment over the negligence of hospital staff.
"With our new digital X-ray machine, we will be able to provide an improved service to residents in the local community and cut waiting times at the centre."
Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust's York Centre, on Smithdown Road, has replaced an old X-ray machine with a digital version.
It was then explained to me that the X-ray machine had broken down and to safeguard themselves the box needed to be opened.
Summary: A human X-ray machine which produces "naked" images of passengers has been introduced at Manchester airport.
The official presentation of a new equipment purchased for dental unit of the outpatient clinic of the Ministry of Interior took place on November 15 in Bishkek, reported press service of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Interior.Three new dental sets and a dental X-ray machine were bought for the inpatient and outpatient clinics of the Ministry of Interior at the initiative of Interior Minister Kongantiev.
The old X-ray machine was a long time mainstay for creating images of the interior of the human body, but as surgery techniques and the science behind them became more advanced, the shortfalls of this older modality caused researches to look toward more modern technology, such as CAT Scans, Fluoroscopy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) to provide workable images and roadmaps for the structures beneath the skin.
THREE OF THE TOP X-RAY MACHINE manufacturers are being given a chance to prove their technologies' worth at airport security checkpoints this year in a competition that could be worth several million dollars.
This would involve going through a X-ray machine or being searched.