Radiology Terminology

Deciphering Radiology One Term at a Time

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There are 9 names in this directory beginning with the letter O.
occluded
Blocked.
occult
An injury or disease is said to be occult when it is hidden, difficult to see or unaccompanied by readily discernible signs and symptoms.
oophorectomy
The surgical removal of one or both ovaries.
opaque
Impervious to light or radiation; not transparent or only slightly so.
orbit
The bony cavity containing the eyeball.
orthodontic
Related to orthodontics, a specialty within dentistry to prevent and correct teeth irregularities.
osmosis
Movement of a solution through the membrane of a cell.
osteoarthritis
A common condition that usually starts in middle age and is characterized by degenerative changes in the bone and cartilage of one or more joints.
osteomyelitis
Bone infection.