SCAN

SCAN or Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry is a set of tools created by WHO aimed at diagnosing and measuring mental illness that may occur in adult life. It is not constructed explicitly for use with either ICD-10 or DSM-IV but can be used for both systems. The SCAN system was originally called PSE, or Present State Examination,...
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Scan

this word has two relevant meanings: a.       to look over a text very quickly, trying to locate information by locating a key word; b.       a line of poetry which conforms to the rhythm (metre) of the rest of the poem is said to scan.
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Scan

• (v. t.) To mount by steps; to go through with step by step.
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Scan

(Digital cameras and photo printers) The process of reading information through the use of a scanner.
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Scan

(Scans) Looking at the inside of the body from the outside to see if there is anything wrong (eg CT scan or Ultrasound scan).
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scan

(skan) to examine or map the body, or one or more organs or regions of it, by gathering information with a sensing device, such as a moving detector or a sweeping beam of radiation. the data or image so obtained, often designated according to the organ under examination, such as a brain scan, kidney scan, ...
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scan

verb obtain data from magnetic tapes; `This dictionary can be read by the computer`
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scan

CAT scan noun an image produced by scanning; `he analyzed the brain scan`; `you could see the tumor in the CAT scan`
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Scan

Scan (skăn) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Scanned (skănd); present participle & verbal noun Scanning .] [ Latin scandere , scansum , to climb, to scan, akin to Sanskrit skand to spring, leap...
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Scan

A computer-aided medical picture, used to examine the body. The picture is often built up of several pictures, to make a `map` of an area. Scans are made by a number of different machines (including CT scanners, MRI scanners, and radioisotope scanners).
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scan

A picture of structures inside the body. Scans often used in diagnosing, staging, and monitoring disease include liver scans, bone scans, and computed tomography (CT) or computerized axial tomography (CAT) scans and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. In liver scanning and bone scanning, radioactive substances that are injected into the bloodst...
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scan

A type of imaging, for example ultrasound, MR, CT, scintigram. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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Scan

Another word for ultrasound
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Scan

Another word for ultrasound exam.
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Scan

Convert photographs, 35mm or 6 x 6 trannies into digital files that can be placed into a publication. Precise cropping and resizing originals is simple, and is the necessary first-step towards other photo manipulation techniques, such as adjusting tonal values and colour castes.
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scan

Regularity of the metre or syllables of a line of verse. To count, mark or test the metre or syllables is to `scan` the line. A line is said to `scan` when it is regular according to the pattern set by other lines in the poem. `Scanning` a text also means to read over it quickly in order to locate information or to fin...
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Scan

Scan: As a noun, the data or image obtained from the examination of organs or regions of the body by gathering information with a sensing device. For specific scans, please see their alphabetical listings (such as Bone scan, CAT scan, Spiral CAT scan, Nuchal fold scan, and Thyroid scan).
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Scan

The process of converting an optical image into digital data.
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Scan

to assign stress patterns to a poem.
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Scan

To investigate an area or space by varying the direction of the radar antenna and thus the radar bea
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Scan

Tread quickly for specific information; a reading stratagem.
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scan

Type: Term Pronunciation: skan Definitions: 1. To survey by traversing with an active or passive sensing device. 2. The image, record, or data obtained by scanning, usually identified by the technology or device employed; CT scan, radionuclide scan, ultrasound scan, etc. 3. Abbreviated form of scintiscan, usually identified by the organ or structur...
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scan

[n] - the act of scanning 2. [v] - conform to a metrical pattern 3. [v] - examine minutely or intensely 4. [v] - examine hastily 5. [v] - move a light beam over 6. [v] - make a wide, sweeping search of 7. [v] - read metrically 8. [v] - glance over or read superficially
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