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positron emission tomography (PET)
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positron emission tomography (PET)


The researcher measured amygdala activity using positron emission tomography (PET) scans.
  using a computerized radiographic technique for three-dimensional examination the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
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  • The researcher measured amygdala activity using positron emission tomography (PET) scans.
  • I had a PET scan scheduled in a couple weeks.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • So he got a PET scan and an MRI, and sure enough, they found some cancerous cells in his lung.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • CAT scans, NMR scans, PET scans, EEGs.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash

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  • I thought of the PET scan.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • But I’d had a total body PET scan on the first night in the hospital, they told me, and the news was good: no tumor growth.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • So I went in for a PET scan.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • After my PET scan lit up, I snuck into the ICU and saw her while she was unconscious.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
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Associated words [difficulty]:   positron emission tomography (PET) [9] , CT scan [5] , ultrasound [5] , magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) [7]
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