tube focal spot: the area on the anode target where cathode electrons strike to
ventral: see "anterior."
ventral decubitus: prone, lying face down on one's abdomen.
ventral recumbent: see "ventral decubitus."
view: the image as seen from the vantage of the image receptor; the way the
film "sees" the part.
visualize: see "demonstrate."
voltage: the electrical pressure, measured
in volts, that causes electricity
X-ray film: emulsion composed of silver bromide crystals suspended in a gelatin
substance and spread evenly upon a transparent, blue-tinted, polyester support
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