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(Medicine) a photographic scan, produced by medical technology that uses injections of radioactive substances, which shows variations in body tissues
(Medicine) to study the distribution of certain substances in body organs or parts using X-rays
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v.t. -scanned, -scan•ning.
to study the distribution of a radioactive isotope or radiopaque dye in (a body organ or part) through the use of x-rays.
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