computerized tomography


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computerized tomography

n.
Computed tomography.

computerized tomography

n
(Medicine) med a radiological technique that produces images of cross sections through a patient's body using low levels of radiation. Also called (esp US): computed tomography Abbreviation: CT See also CT scanner
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Noun1.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
X-raying, X-radiation - obtaining images by the use of X rays
Translations
CTszámítógépes tomográfia
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