A device that produces cross-sectional x-rays of metabolic processes by means of positron emission tomography.
Origin of PET scannerp(ositron) e(mission) t(omography).
Variant of PET scan
a type of tomography that, through the use of radioactive tracers, shows the metabolism, as of glucose, in the body, esp. the brain: used in diagnosing abnormalities
Origin of PET scanp(ositron) e(mission) t(omography)