computed axial tomography

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com·put·ed axial tomography

Computerized axial tomography.
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Noun1.computed axial 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
X-raying, X-radiation - obtaining images by the use of X rays
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Chest radiography, computed tomography, thoracic and abdominal ultrasonography had been performed preoperatively in all of them.

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