BRAIN SCAN

n. a method used to visualize blood flow in the cerebrum and detect abnormalities such as lesions, tumors, or infarctions. It makes use of techniques such as a CT/CAT scan or an MRI. See brain imaging. Also neuroimaging.

BRAIN SCAN: "As a diagnostic tool, the brain scan is designed to reveal any evidence of structural or functional abnormality."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRAIN SCAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-scan/ (accessed July 10, 2020).
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