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photoscan

[ foh-tuh-skan ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌskæn /
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verb (used with object), pho·to·scanned, pho·to·scan·ning.

to study the distribution of a radioactive isotope or radiopaque dye in (a body organ or part) through the use of x-rays.

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Origin of photoscan

First recorded in 1955–60; photo- + scan
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Medical definitions for photoscan

photoscan
[ fōtə-skăn′ ]

n.

scintigram
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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