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Definition of "tomography" [tomography]

  • Any of several techniques for making detailed x-rays of a predetermined plane section of a solid object while blurring out the images of other planes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tomography" in a sentence
  • "Computerized tomography is destined to become the standard diagnotic imagary technique even in small medical clinics and dental offices in the near future."
  • "Today, computerized tomography is an established method for the examination of all the organ systems of the body."
  • "Advanced mechanisms: stops the production of CSF; expels as much Trauma Life Support in the first evaluation is important, CSF as it can; contracts as many blood vessels as it can, in along with head computerized tomography, which is useful to order to prevent the inflow of more blood. identify surgical cases or anatomical lesions, and intracranial Nevertheless, this mechanism may not be enough; pressure monitoring."