computerized axial tomography

Definitions of computerized axial tomography
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n a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

Synonyms:
CAT, CT, computed axial tomography, computed tomography, computerized tomography
Type of:
X-radiation, X-raying
obtaining images by the use of X rays

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