computed tomography

noun
Updated on: 2 Apr 2018

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

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1974

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computed tomography

noun

medical Definition of computed tomography

: a method of producing a three-dimensional image of an internal body structure by computerized combination of two-dimensional cross-sectional X-ray images abbreviation CT called also computed axial tomography, computerized axial tomography, computerized tomography; see ct colonography, ct scan

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