a process for producing an image of a single plane of an object excluding all other planes, as by using CT scan or ultrasound, in diagnostic medicine, seismic surveys, etc.
Origin of tomographyfrom Classical Greek tomos, a piece cut off (see -tomy) + -graphy
Any of several techniques for creating three-dimensional images of the internal structure of a solid object by analyzing the propagation of waves of energy, such as x-rays or seismic waves, through the object.
Origin of tomographyGreek tomos section ; see tome . -graphy