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gamma camera

[′gam·ə ‚kam·rə]
(engineering)
An instrument consisting of a large, thin scintillation crystal or array of photomultiplier tubes, a multichannel collimator, and circuitry to analyze the pulses produced by the photomultipliers; used to visualize the distribution of radioactive compounds in the human body.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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