- single photon emission computed tomography: a technique for measuring brain function similar to PET.
Origin of SPECT
First recorded in 1985–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for spects
Laws, Missis, I 's used to whippin'; I spects it's good for me.Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
"I 'spects we was, Massa Tom," was the colored man's answer.Tom Swift and his Wireless Message
But them Ku Kluxers kept on atter 'em twels't they larned they jus got to be good effen they 'spects to stay round here.
If they'd let us go out lak we always wanted to, Ah don't 'spects we'd a-done it, 'cause we wuz too skeered.
Mind you, I was just a boy fourteen, I 'spects, and her a woman twenty-five then.
- single photon emission computed tomography
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.