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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body.

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  • Today, computerized tomography is an established method for the examination of all the organ systems of the body.
  • Computerized tomography is destined to become the standard diagnotic imagary technique even in small medical clinics and dental offices in the near future.
  • - the kind of three-dimensional picture of an otherwise invisible interior that's called tomography, as in computed axial tomography, the familiar CAT scan.
  • Now we have a PET scan, positron emission tomography. for more
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