using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
- positron emission tomography
a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
a special loved one
a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking
stroke or caress gently
"pet the lamb"
preferred above all others and treated with partiality
"the favored child"
- best loved - preferent