What is the medical test SPECT?
An acronym that stands for Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography, a nuclear medicine procedure in which a gamma camera rotates around the patient and takes pictures from many angles, which a computer then uses to form a tomographic (cross-sectional) image.
The meaning of spect is to look. Here are two examples of "spect": inspect; to inspect means to look over something carefully. Spectator; someone who is a spectator, is someone who watches, like an observer. For examples, or meanings of words you can look at: http://dictionary.reference.com/ To search the meaning of a prefix or rootword you can go to: http://www.virtualsalt.com/roots.htm Hope that Helps!