computed axial tomography
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com·put·ed axial tomography(kəm-pyo͞o′tĭd)
Computerized axial tomography.
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|Noun||1.||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|
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