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Definition of Film, AP

Film, AP: An X-ray picture in which the beams pass from front-to-back (anteroposterior). As opposed to a PA (posteroanterior) film in which the rays pass through the body from back-to-front.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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