Anger camera


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camera

 [kam´er-ah] (pl. ca´merae, cameras) (L.)
a cavity or chamber.
Anger camera the original form of gamma camera. Because the Anger camera is by far the most frequently used type of gamma (or scintillation) camera today, the terms are often used interchangeably.
gamma camera (scintillation camera) an electronic instrument that produces photographs or cathode-ray tube images of the gamma ray emissions from organs containing tracer compounds. The original and most commonly used version is the Anger c.

An·ger cam·er·a

(ang'gĕr),
a scintigraphic imaging system or type of gamma camera, employing a single thin crystal and multiple photodetecting circuits that views the entire field at once and is most effective in the 100- to 511-keV energy range.

Anger,

Hal, U.S. electrical engineer, 1920–.
Anger camera - a scintigraphic imaging system or type of gamma camera.