scintigraphy

[ sin-tig-ruh-fee ]
/ sɪnˈtɪg rə fi /

noun

the process of producing a scintigram.

Origin of scintigraphy

First recorded in 1955–60; see origin at scintigram, -graphy
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British Dictionary definitions for scintigraphy

scintigraphy

/ (ˌsɪnˈtɪɡrəfɪ) /

noun

med a diagnostic technique using a radioactive tracer and scintillation counter for producing pictures (scintigrams) of internal parts of the body

Word Origin for scintigraphy

C20: from scinti (llation) + -graphy
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Medicine definitions for scintigraphy

scintigraphy

[ sĭn-tĭgrə-fē ]

n.

scintiphotography
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