computerized tomography


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Related to computerized tomography: positron emission tomography, CAT scan, CAT scanner, computerized axial tomography, MRI scan
  • noun

Synonyms for computerized tomography

a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

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