Meaning of TOMOGRAPHY in English



Radiological technique for obtaining clear X-ray images of internal structures by focusing on a specific plane within the body to produce a cross-sectional image.

It allows the examination of structures that are obscured by overlying organs and soft tissues and do not show up clearly on conventional X-ray images. See also computed axial tomography .


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computed axial tomography

computed tomography

positron emission tomography

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