Definition of scintiscan in English:

scintiscan

noun

Medicine
  • 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.’

Origin

1960s: from scintillation + scan.

Pronunciation:

scintiscan

/ˈsɪntɪskan/