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brain scan

noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a scintigram of the brain, used to estimate cerebral blood flow and to detect brain tumors.
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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.
  • Perfusion defect on nuclear brain scan is also noted to correlate with these neurological complications.

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