Definition of PET scanner

1. Noun. A tomograph that produces cross-sectional X-rays of metabolic processes in the body.

Exact synonyms: Positron Emission Tomography Scanner
Generic synonyms: Tomograph



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Lexicographical Neighbors of PET Scanner

PEP protein tyrosine phosphatase
PER
PERRL
PERSTAT
PERT
PERT chart
PERT charts
PES
PEST sequence
PET
PET56 methyltransferase
PETA
PETE
PETN
PET scan
PET scanner (current term)
PEX
PFA
PFC
PFCA
PFCAs
PFD
PFFD
PFI
PFLP
PFLP-GC
PFOA
PFOB
PFPS
PFS

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 ..."

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