Definition of scintiscan in English:


Syllabification: scin·ti·scan
Pronunciation: /ˈsin(t)əˌskan


  • another term for scintigram.
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    • Preoperative workup for metastatic breast disease, including radiographs of the thorax, liver ultrasound, bone scintiscans, and blood markers were all negative.
    • Ultrasonography identified a hypodense lesion of 3 cm in the greatest diameter that did not trap the tracer during a scintiscan.


1960s: from scintillation + scan.

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