- single photon emission computed tomography: a technique for measuring brain function similar to PET.
Origin of SPECT
First recorded in 1985–90
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Examples from the Web for spect
In other words, SPECT might not be a useful tool for assessing more subtle physiological states, like anxiety and depression.Can Daniel Amen Read Your Mind?
December 14, 2012
But if Ayotte really puts a hold on Rice, I spect that'll get lots of attention.Behind the GOP Game on Rice
November 27, 2012
I didn't 'spect her to come till Christmas, till she wrote Jim to come for her.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
Never kivered ground so fast before, an' I never 'spect to ag'in.Frank Merriwell's Cruise
Burt L. Standish
Bad, I 'spect, when he remembers the way he treated poor Connie.Sue, A Little Heroine
L. T. Meade
I 'spect you have dozens and dozens of little girls to play with.The Girl Scouts at Home
Katherine Keene Galt
I don't 'spect we could of done that way iffen we hadn't of had Indian masters.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma
- single photon emission computed tomography
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