scintiscanner

[sin-tuh-skan-er]

noun

a device that records the distribution and intensity of an internally administered radiopharmaceutical, producing a scintigram.

Origin of scintiscanner

First recorded in 1950–55; scinti(llation) + scanner
Related formsscin·ti·scan·ning, noun
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scintiscanner in Medicine

scintiscanner

[sĭntĭ-skăn′ər]

n.

The apparatus used to make a scintigram.
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