scintigram

scintigram

[sin-ti-gram]
noun
a paper printout or photographic record indicating the intensity and distribution of radioactivity in tissues after administration of a radioactive tracer.
Also called gammagram.


Origin:
1950–55; scinti(llation) + -gram1

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scintigram scin·ti·gram (sĭn'tĭ-grām')
n.
A two-dimensional record of the distribution of a radioactive tracer in a tissue or organ. Also called photoscan, scintigraph, scintiscan.

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