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brain scan

n.
A scintigram of the brain, used to identify cerebral blood flow and to detect intracranial masses, lesions, tumors, or infarcts.
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Using computer software to analyse the brain scan data, the researchers were able to recognise distinct patterns that appeared to reflect what the individual was thinking.
The Board of Control rejected the fight with Buster Denis as former British champion McKeever's brain scan failed to be passed in time.
ARSENAL midfielder Freddie Ljungberg hopes to begin training again next week, after learning a brain scan to determine the cause of his severe migraines showed nothing seriously wrong.
in 1966 - learned of the tumor after a brain scan during her annual physical exam Feb.
Small invented the first brain scan to show the physical evidence of Alzheimer's disease and brain aging in living patients.
The Ulsterman insists he did not collapse or need a brain scan after his points defeat to Scott Harrison in a WBO featherweight title challenge on Saturday night in Glasgow's Braehead Arena.
A simple brain scan could one day be used to identify people with the human form of mad cow disease, it was claimed yesterday.
CARL Stonehewer will have a brain scan today that will decide his Grand Prix future.
The camera shines a laser light through the first brain scan, and projects the image on a screen.
He was pulled from the game after the hit, and sent to a hospital for a brain scan.
Dr Derek Hill, senior lecturer at King's College, London, said: "It could help radiologists identify subtle abnormalities that may not be clear from a brain scan.
Botvinick worked on using brain-activity patterns to reconstruct images that volunteers viewed during a brain scan.