Definition: 'Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography'
single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)Type: Term
1. tomographic imaging of metabolic and physiologic functions in tissues, the image being formed by computer synthesis of photons of a single energy emitted by radionuclides administered in suitable form to the patient.
The definition information for single photon emission computed tomography is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.