PET scan

noun
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Definition of PET scan

: a sectional view of the body constructed by positron-emission tomography

Other Words from PET scan

PET scanner noun
PET scanning noun

First Known Use of PET scan

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“PET scan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/PET%20scan. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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PET scan

noun
\ ˈpet- How to pronounce PET scan (audio) \

Medical Definition of PET scan

: a sectional view of the body constructed by positron-emission tomography

Other Words from PET scan

PET scanning noun

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