cold spot

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cold spot

In radiation oncology, a tissue region that is exposed to much less radiation than neighboring tissues.

cold spot

An area on a nuclear medicine scan in which no radioactive tracer is taken up, indicative of nonfunctioning tissue in a gland or other structure.
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If radiators have cold spots, this is evidence of air in the system.
Bad installation, he warned, can lead to cold spots in the middle of walls, condensation and fungal growth.
The Dropfan takes the cold air and distributes it nicely throughout the office, whereas before we had cold spots and hot areas.
Together, when we build a community of solution, we eliminate cold spots, which will also help cure the hot spots.
I do not deal very well with comments that people make that are off the wall and rude, like the statement of having cold spots on dry foods that have been in a 200[degrees]F oven for an hour.
QWE had the external north wall of our bedroom polystyrene-lined to stop cold spots, but the problem''''s moved to the external east wall.
What's more, they also stimulate the distribution of warm air around your home - making rooms feel warmer and more comfortable and also helping to eliminate cold spots.
This technology allows containers to be quickly and consistently warmed without creating hot and cold spots to maintain viscosity and flow in stored liquids, including water, chemicals, paint and food products.
This technology allows containers to be quickly and consistently warmed without creating hnt and cold spots to maintai0 viscosity and flow in stored liquids, including water, chemicals, paint and food products.
The unit moves massive amounts of air over a large area and creates regular air turnover to eliminate hazardous hot and cold spots.
If produced in the early Universe, textures would interact with light from the CMB to leave a set of characteristic hot and cold spots.