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Definition of "tomographic" [tomographic]

  • Of or pertaining to imaging by the method of rotating a radiation source and the accompanying sensor so that areas outside the required plane of investigation are not in focus. (adjective)

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Use "tomographic" in a sentence
  • "Many of these procedures rely on the use of computerized tomographic CT scans to precisely identify the deformity, guide the surgeon during reconstruction, and even manufacture implants customized to the patient."
  • "It is used in conjunction with positron emission tomographic PET imaging which picks up the highlighted plaques and helps physicians see where they exist in the brain."
  • "John McEvoy, a heart specialist at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the lead author, said doctors are looking for "optimum use" of a non-invasive imaging test called coronary computed tomographic angiography, called a CCTA test and also known as CT angiography."