Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A two-dimensional record of the distribution of a radioactive tracer in a tissue or organ, obtained by means of a scanning scintillation counter.

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  • noun medicine 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.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[scinti(llation) + –gram.]

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From scinti(llation) + -gram.

Examples

  • Cardiac echogram was performed yearly and myocardial scintigram immediately before surgery; ACEIs were administered when left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) reached 55\%.

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