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scanner

 [skan´er]
1. a device that converts an image, such as from a patient, to a format appropriate for viewing on a computer or being transmitted electronically.
2. equipment used for producing a scan or scanning.

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr),
A device or instrument that scans.

scanner

(skăn′ər)
n.
1. An optical scanner.
2. A device, such as a CT scanner or PET scanner, for observing internal organs, tissues, and other parts of the body.

scanner

[skan′ər]
Etymology: L, scandere, to climb
equipment used for making a digital representation of an original photographic image or printed material. See also scanning.

scanner

Imaging A popular term for a device used for various imaging procedures–eg, CT scanner Instrumentation A device that measures differences in chromatic or radioactive intensity on a 2-D matrix–eg, electropherogram or chromatogram, to quantify various substances

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr)
A device or instrument that scans.
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This software suite, in fact, is the catalyst that will transform a whole slide scanner from a novelty into a powerful everyday workhorse--standardizing a lab's workflow for critical functions including quality assurance, tumor board presentations, and consults, as it optimizes both intra- and inter-laboratory collaboration.
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Philips lntelliSite pathology solution is an automated digital pathology image creation, management and viewing system comprised of an ultra-fast pathology slide scanner, an image management system and dedicated software tools.
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DHMC will use iScan Coreo Au[TM] slide scanner and Virtuoso[TM] digital pathology application software to streamline laboratory workflow and enhance the Pathology Department's educational and residency programs.
the leading provider of end-to-end digital pathology solutions, announced today the iScan Coreo Au digital slide scanner and the newest version of Virtuoso software.
Contract award notice: supply and installation of an automated high-throughput slide scanner.
Contract notice: Supply and installation of an automated high-throughput slide scanner.