photoscan

photoscan

[foh-tuh-skan]
verb (used with object), photoscanned, photoscanning.
to study the distribution of a radioactive isotope or radiopaque dye in (a body organ or part) through the use of x-rays.

Origin:
1955–60; photo- + scan

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photoscan pho·to·scan (fō'tə-skān')
n.
See scintigram.

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