brain scan

noun Medicine/Medical.
a scintigram of the brain, used to estimate cerebral blood flow and to detect brain tumors.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To brain scan
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: brain sand
Next Definition: brain scanning
Words Near: brain scan
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for brain scan
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing brain scan
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
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.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature