FOR EXERCISES 22 THROUGH 32. Read each statement carefully. Complete the
statement with one of the terms or set of terms listed below:
For the __________________ procedure, the radiograph is mounted in a suitable
frame and labeled for proper identification.
Precise methods in the ___________________ of the x-ray films are as important
in attaining good results as is the use of precise exposure technique.
Since x-ray films are more sensitive to light than most photographic films, it is
important to have a good ______________________ for processing the film.
During the first state of ______________, unexposed silver crystals are removed
from the film, thereby clearing the film and making the image translucent.
An average time for the film to remain in a fresh fixing solution is ____________.
Upon completion of fixation, the film should be immersed in fresh, cool, circulating
water at least _________________ minutes to ensure complete removal of the
A _____________________ may be caused by improper angulation of the central
ray due to bending of the film packet.
_________________________ may be caused by dirty solutions, dirty film holders
or hangers, or incomplete washing.
When a film is positioned backwards, the embossing pattern from the backing
appears on the radiograph, producing a __________________________.
When ____________________ occurs, the finished film has a netlike or puckered
appearance resulting from swelling of the film's gelatin.
Film ___________________________are designed so that the film may be
arranged in the same order as the teeth in the mouth.
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