Radiograph - refers to the x-ray film that contains the image after exposure to x-rays
Radiolucent - an object/mass that appears to be lighter in color on a radiograph and allow x-rays to pass through more readily than normal
Radiopaque - an object/mass that appears to be darker in color on a radiograph and do not allow x-rays to pass through as readily as normal
Range of motion - describes the motion of a joint or motion segment that is measured in degrees
Realign - to move a joint or bone back into its normal position
Receptor - the area of a nerve that receives sensory information from the nervous system
Reflex - an involuntary action that is the direct result from a stimulus
Report of Findings - the point in which the doctor describes the patient’s problem and the length of time it may take to treat the issue, as well as the prognosis.