brain scan

noun Medicine/Medical.
a scintigram of the brain, used to estimate cerebral blood flow and to detect brain tumors. Unabridged
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The trouble is that a crucial step-doing a brain scan to set up the computer
  model-cannot be done with fidelity.
The gray-scale pictures would look familiar to anyone who has seen a brain
  scan, but these images are different.
The last check was a brain scan, but nobody expected anything.
He asked them to perform, in their dreams, a simple action whose neurological
  traces in a brain scan are well understood.
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