positron emission tomography scanner

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Related to positron emission tomography scanner: PET scan, positron emission tomography (PET) scan
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Noun1.positron emission tomography 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
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Currently, the positron emission tomography scanner manufacturers are involved in the launch of high resolution positron emission tomography scanners which is enhancing the work of researchers'.
Working with the new Positron Emission Tomography scanner (PET), able to detect cancers at a smaller size than previous technology.
Scientists from the Northern Institute for Cancer Research and the Campus of Ageing and Vitality at Newcastle University will soon begin working with the Positron Emission Tomography scanner, known as the PET scanner.
The researchers used a positron emission tomography scanner to measure glucose metabolism, a sign of neural activity, in the brains of eight monkeys.

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