camera


camera
1. SYN: anterior chamber of eyeball. 2. A closed box; especially one containing a lens, shutter, and light-sensitive film or plates for photography. [L. a vault]
- Anger c. a scintigraphic imaging system or type of gamma c., employing a single thin crystal and multiple photodetecting circuits that views the entire field at once and is most effective in the 100- to 511-keV energy range.
- c. anterior bulbi [TA] SYN: anterior chamber of eyeball.
- camerae bulbi [TA] SYN: chambers of eyeball, under chamber.
- gamma c. any one of several scintigraphic cameras that simultaneously record counts from the entire field of view. SYN: scintillation c..
- multiformat c. photographic or laser printer for recording a variable number of digital images on a sheet of film, as in computed tomography or ultrasound.
- c. oculi anterior SYN: anterior chamber of eyeball.
- c. oculi major SYN: anterior chamber of eyeball.
- c. oculi minor SYN: posterior chamber of eyeball.
- c. oculi posterior SYN: posterior chamber of eyeball.
- c. posterior bulbi [TA] SYN: posterior chamber of eyeball.
- c. postrema [TA] SYN: postremal chamber of eyeball.
- retinal c. an instrument for photographing the ocular fundus.
- scintillation c. SYN: gamma c..
- c. vitrea postremal chamber of eyeball.
- c. vitrea bulbi postremal chamber of eyeball.
- vitreous c. SYN: postremal chamber of eyeball.

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cam·era (kamґə-rə) pl. caґmerae, cameras [L. “chamber”] 1. chamber: an enclosed space or ventricle. 2. a device for converting light or other energy from an object into a visible image.

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