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- another term for scintigram
- ‘Ultrasonography identified a hypodense lesion of 3 cm in the greatest diameter that did not trap the tracer during a scintiscan.’
- ‘Preoperative workup for metastatic breast disease, including radiographs of the thorax, liver ultrasound, bone scintiscans, and blood markers were all negative.’
1960s: from scintillation + scan.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.