Computed Tomography Definition

Tomography in which computer analysis of a series of scans made of a bodily structure or tissue is used to construct a three-dimensional image of that structure. The technique is used in diagnostic studies of internal bodily structures, as in the detection of tumors or brain aneurysms.
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A form of radiography which uses computer software to create images, or slices, at various planes of depth from images taken around a body or volume of interest.

Attributive form of computed tomography.
Computed-tomography scan.

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