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Any of several techniques for creating three-dimensional images of the internal structure of a solid object by analyzing the propagation of waves of energy, such as x-rays or seismic waves, through the object.

[Greek tomos, section; see tome + -graphy.]

to′mo·gram′ (tō′mə-grăm′) n.
to′mo·graph′ (-grăf′) n.
to′mo·graph′ic adj.


(Medicine) an x-ray photograph of a selected plane section of the human body or some other solid object


(ˈtoʊ məˌgræm)

the visual record produced by tomography.


n (Med) → Tomogramm nt, → Tomografie f


n. tomograma, radiografía seccionada de una parte del cuerpo.


n tomografía (estudio)
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Upon persistence of her complaints, urinary system ultrasonograms and abdominal tomograms were obtained when she was 17; these revealed a soft tissue mass extending from the posterior wall of the bladder into the bladder lumen.
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The microscope can then capture high-resolution images as the sample is rotated, and those images can be stitched together to make 3D videos -- so-called tomograms.
Various investigative procedures have been used to detect tracheal stenosis: these include plain tracheal roentgenograms, tracheal tomograms, pulmonary function tests, laryngotracheoscopy and CT and magnetic resonance imaging.
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