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computed tomography

noun
1.
computerized axial tomography.
Abbreviation: CT.
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Examples from the web for computed tomography
  • The team used x-ray technology called computed tomography.
  • Dramatic advances in computed tomography now provide detailed scans in ten scalpel-free seconds.
  • computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging scans may be used to differentiate encephalitis from other conditions.
  • computed tomography records x-ray absorption rates of tissue and bone.
British Dictionary definitions for computed tomography

computed tomography

noun
1.
(med) another name (esp US) for computerized tomography
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