REGIONAL CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW (RCBF RCBF)

A measure of the blood flow in a specific area of the brain, using positron emission tomography (PET scans) and/or single photon emission computed tomography.

REGIONAL CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW (RCBF RCBF): "Regional cerebral blood flow monitoring may help boost the validity of the regional localization theory, in which specific parts of the brain control specific functions."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "REGIONAL CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW (RCBF RCBF)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/regional-cerebral-blood-flow-rcbf-rcbf/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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