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scintigram

 [sin´tĭ-gram]
the graphic record obtained by scintigraphy.
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scin·ti·scan

(sin'ti-skan),
The record obtained by scintigraphy.
See also: scan.
Synonym(s): photoscan, scintigram
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scintigram

(sĭn′tĭ-grăm′)
n.
A two-dimensional record of the distribution of a radioactive tracer in a tissue or organ, obtained by means of a scanning scintillation counter. Also called scintigraph, scintiscan.
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scin·ti·scan

(sin'ti-skan)
The record obtained by scintigraphy.
See also: scan
Synonym(s): photoscan, scintigram.
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Scintigram

A nuclear angiogram; a scintigram involves injection of a radioactive substance into the patient's circulatory system. As the substance travels through the body, a special scanning camera takes pictures.
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