Anger camera

noun

: a gamma camera with vacuum tube photomultipliers that is used primarily in medical imaging
Millions of patients all over the world have benefited from diagnosis and treatment that depended on the use of the Anger camera and the innovations made possible by its development. Henry N. Wagner Jr., The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, November 2003

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Word History

Etymology

after Hal O. Anger †2005 U.S. electrical engineer

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Anger camera was in 1968

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“Anger camera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anger%20camera. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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