[ sin-ti-gram ]
/ ˈsɪn tɪˌgræm /


a paper printout or photographic record indicating the intensity and distribution of radioactivity in tissues after administration of a radioactive tracer.

Origin of scintigram

First recorded in 1950–55; scinti(llation) + -gram1
Also called gammagram. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for scintigram


[ sĭntĭ-grăm′ ]


A two-dimensional record of the distribution of a radioactive tracer in a tissue or organ.photoscan scintigraph scintiscan
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