One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An image of an internal part of the body produced by scintigraphy.
- ‘Evaluation criteria used to confirm the diagnosis of cholelithiasis include radiological evaluation using biliary scintigram and ultrasound and laboratory results that indicate elevations in serum’
- ‘In cases in which MRI scan does not reveal stress fracture, clinicians may consider using bone scintigrams.’
- ‘Distant metastasis was detected clinically by an iodine 131 scintigram.’
1950s: from scintillation + -gram.
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