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brain scan

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
brain scanˈbrain scan noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 MHa process in which detailed photographs of the inside of your brain are taken and examined by a doctor
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brain scanWe took him to hospital and he had various tests and a brain scan.Shame he's not a proctologist-he could have given Fat Barry a brain scan.Clearly a brain scan was needed.He was pulled from the game after the hit, and sent to a hospital for a brain scan.He was given a brain scan there that showed he did not need immediate brain surgery.Yet another picture shows her in hospital having a brain scan.Ansah was carried off with concussion at Luton on Saturday, but had a precautionary brain scan and reported fit this morning.The brain scan, the chest scan, the throat and bone scans all said the cancer had gone.
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