Scintigraphy



[sin-tig-ruh-fee] /sɪnˈtɪg rə fi/
noun
1.
the process of producing a scintigram.
scintigraphy
/ˌsɪnˈtɪɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
(med) a diagnostic technique using a radioactive tracer and scintillation counter for producing pictures (scintigrams) of internal parts of the body

scintigraphy scin·tig·ra·phy (sĭn-tĭg’rə-fē)
n.
See scintiphotography.

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