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[foh-tuh-skan] /ˈfoʊ təˌskæn/

verb (used with object), photoscanned, photoscanning.
to study the distribution of a radioactive isotope or radiopaque dye in (a body organ or part) through the use of x-rays.

photoscan pho·to·scan (fō’tə-skān’)
See scintigram.


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