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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Inmunocentellografía

Immunoscintigraphy (IH-myoo-noh-sin-TIH-gruh-fee)
An imaging procedure in which antibodies labeled with radioactive substances are given to the person. A picture is taken of sites in the body where the antibody localizes.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.