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scintiscan

Syllabification: scin·ti·scan
Pronunciation: /ˈsin(t)əˌskan
 
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Definition of scintiscan in English:

noun

Medicine
Another term for scintigram.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

1960s: from scintillation + scan.

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