Definition: imaging of the encephalon by the administration of small amounts of gamma-emitting radiopharmaceuticals; term may be used to refer to any number of particular studies (cerebral perfusion scintigraphy, cerebral neuroreceptor imaging) depending on the radiopharmaceutical used.
Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.