Definition of Scans

1. Noun. (plural of scan) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of scan) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scans

1. scan [v] - See also: scan

Medical Definition of Scans

1. Imaging of body tissue, usually using radioactive substances. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scans

scanning electron microscope
scanning electron microscopes
scanning electron microscopy
scanning equalization radiography
scanning speech
scanning transmission electron microscope
scanning transmission electron microscopes
scanning transmission electron microscopy
scanning tunneling microscope
scanning tunneling microscopes
scanning tunnelling microscopy
scannings
scanno
scannos
scanogram
scans (current term)
scansion
scansions
scanslation
scansores
scansorial
scant
scant(p)
scanted
scanter
scantest
scantier
scanties
scantiest
scantily

Literary usage of Scans

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1. Information Literacy in an Information Society: A Concept for the by Christina S. Doyle (1994)
"scans recommended a three-part skills foundation that included (1) basic skills, such as communication and understanding in reading, writing, and speaking; ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The prevalence of abnormal scans In smokers 30 to 49 years of age. ... The usefulness of ventilation-perfusion scans in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... cals, and counter-scans. Го FLAP-DRAGON. To swallow whole, like a flap-dragon, .... scans ..."

4. English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) by John Matthews Manly (1916)
"Each wight, who reads not, and but scans and spells, 165 Each word-catcher, that lives on syllables, E'en such small critics some regard may claim, ..."

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