Definitions for "Scintigraphy"
A diagnostic method. A radioactive tracer is injected into the body. The radiation it sends out produces flashes of light on a scintillator, and they are recorded. By scanning the body, section by section, a pattern is built up.
A diagnostic technique which produces a two-dimensional image of a desired anatomical structure or region with the use of radionuclides.
A diagnostic technique in which a two-dimensional picture of a bodily radiation source is obtained by the use of radioisotopes.