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tomography +     
computed tomography +   
Tomography, that is, method that produces images of single tissue planes, in which the emergent X-ray beam is measured by a scintillation counter and the electronic impulses are recorded on a magnetic disk and processed by a mini-computer for reconstruction display of the body in cross-section on a cathode ray tube.
positron emission tomography (PET) 

Related Synonyms: CAT scan ;   CT scan ;   X-ray computed tomography ;   computed axial tomography ;   computerized axial tomography (CAT)
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed

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