scintigraphy

[sin-tig-ruh-fee]

Origin of scintigraphy

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

scintigraphy

noun
  1. 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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scintigraphy in Medicine

scintigraphy

[sĭn-tĭgrə-fē]
n.
  1. scintiphotography
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