from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A two-dimensional record of the distribution of a radioactive tracer in a tissue or organ, obtained by means of a scanning scintillation counter. Also called scintigraph, scintiscan.
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- n. An image of part of the body, obtained by measuring (by means of scintillation or a similar method) the radiation emitted by a radioactive tracer.
Cardiac echogram was performed yearly and myocardial scintigram immediately before surgery; ACEIs were administered when left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) reached 55\%.