nuclear medicine imaging


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nuclear medicine imaging

[′nü·klē·ər ¦med·ə·sən ′im·ij·iŋ]
(medicine)
A technique for producing images of the distribution of radioactive tracers in the human body by recording with a scintillation camera the gamma rays that are emitted by the trace.
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