Definition of PET scanner
1. Noun. A tomograph that produces cross-sectional X-rays of metabolic processes in the body.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of PET Scanner
|PEP protein tyrosine phosphatase|
PET scanner (current term)
Literary usage of PET scanner
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... positron emission tomography (PET) scanner, neuro-PET scanner and moderate size cyclotron. There are clinical laboratories with hot and cold rooms, ..."
2. VA Hospitals: Issues and Challenges for the Future edited by Stephen P. Backhus (2000)
"In addition, the two hospitals established a mobile lithotripsy network to serve hospitals in western Montana.166 A PET scanner at the University of Texas ..."
3. Successes and Difficulties of Small Innovative Firms in Russian Nuclear by Benjamin S Carson, Sr M.D. (2002)
"CTI then received investment capital in 1985 to finance the development of a new PET scanner product line and a new RDS cyclotron. ..."
4. Individual Differences in the Behavioral Etiology of Drug Abuse edited by Harold W. Gordon, Meyer D. Glantz (1997)
"The PET studies will be done using a whole-body, high-resolution PET scanner. Subjects will be positioned in the PET camera with the individual headholder ..."