tomography

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tomography  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (tō-mŏg'rə-fē)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of several radiologic techniques for making detailed three-dimensional images of a plane section of a solid object, such as the body, while blurring out the images of other planes. See also computerized axial tomography, positron emission tomography.

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