computed tomography


computed tomography

noun

Definition of COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

:  radiography in which a three-dimensional image of a body structure is constructed by computer from a series of plane cross-sectional images made along an axis —called also computed axial tomography, computerized axial tomography, computerized tomography

First Known Use of COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

1974

computed tomography

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

: radiography in which a three-dimensional image of a body structure is constructed by computer from a series of plane cross-sectional images made along an axis—abbreviation CT

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