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scintiscanner

[ sin-tuh-skan-er ]
/ ˈsɪn təˌskæn ər /
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noun
a device that records the distribution and intensity of an internally administered radiopharmaceutical, producing a scintigram.
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Origin of scintiscanner

First recorded in 1950–55; scinti(llation) + scanner

OTHER WORDS FROM scintiscanner

scin·ti·scan·ning, noun
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Medical definitions for scintiscanner

scintiscanner
[ sĭntĭ-skăn′ər ]

n.
The apparatus used to make a scintigram.
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