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PET scanning

[ pet-skan-ing ]
/ ˈpɛt ˌskæn ɪŋ /
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noun Computers, Medicine/Medical.
the action or process of using a PET scanner to obtain an image.
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Origin of PET scanning

First recorded in 1975–80
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