Meaning of TOMOGRAPHY in English


təˈmägrəfē noun

( -es )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tomo- (from Greek tomos slice, section) + -graphy; probably originally formed as German tomographie

: a technique of medical roentgenography by which details in one plane of body tissue appear clear and sharp while details of adjoining planes are blurred

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