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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.
FORMER Ryder Cup player Thomas Bjorn has returned to the European Tour this week after undergoing a brain scan and "every test imaginable."
DEVASTATED Apprentice star Ben Clarke last night revealed his biggest regret when he was forced to quit Lords Of The Ring after a brain scan scare.
The Board of Control rejected the fight with Buster Denis as former British champion McKeever's brain scan failed to be passed in time.
The Ulsterman says he did not collapse, nor require a brain scan, following his points defeat to Scott Harrison in a WBO featherweight title challenge in Glasgow on Saturday night.
A SON had to help give a brain scan to his dying mother because a hospital was short of staff.
IT'S purgatory for Birmingham bank worker, Darren Sweeney, to go along to shows thinking that he may never box again after failing a brain scan earlier this year.
Dear Miriam SIX months ago my wife had a brain scan and was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
A simple brain scan could one day be used to identify people with the human form of mad cow disease, it was claimed yesterday.
He was sent for a brain scan after being struck down by headaches.
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.
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.