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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr),
A device or instrument that scans.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr)
A device or instrument that scans.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
* Encapsulated PostScript format (.EPS) -- This file format can contain bitmapped graphics. Often, it is used to store both bitmapped and vector graphics simultaneously.
Although this file format can contain bitmapped graphics, it usually contains vector graphics.
* WordPerfect/DrawPerfect graphic (.WPG) -- This format can handle either vector or bitmapped graphics.