Doppler Shift – a frequency change in the sound wave due to the relative motion between the sound source and the receiver. positive shifts indicate the source and receiver are moving towards each other, while negative shifts indicate the source and receiver are moving away from each other
Cryptorchidism – the absence of one or both of the testes in the scrotum. most common birth defect regarding male genitalia. also known as an undescended testicle in newborns
To learn more about Cryptorchidism, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming Abdominal hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.
Coronary artery bypass (CAB)
Coronary artery bypass (CAB) – Surgical rerouting of blood around a diseased vessel that supplies blood to the heart. Done by grafting either a piece of vein from the leg or the artery from under the breastbone.