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Related to PET scanner: positron emission tomography
A device that produces cross-sectional images of metabolic processes by means of positron emission tomography.
[p(ositron) e(mission) t(omography).]
a tomographic device that produces computerized cross-sectional images of biochemical activity in the brain or other organ through the use of radioactive tracers.
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|Noun||1.||PET scanner - a tomograph that produces cross-sectional X-rays of metabolic processes in the body|
tomograph - X-ray machine in which a computer builds a detailed image of a particular plane through an object from multiple X-ray measurements