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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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Two algorithms for the three-dimensional reconstruction of tomograms.
The cystic lesion was only slightly visible on T1 weighted tomograms with a high DWI signal, while the zone of the surrounding inhomogeneous tissue was predominantly T2W hyper/-T1W slightly hypointense.
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Each section consists of a color photograph, a corresponding line drawing, a key to parts of the picture, and radiologic images, mostly axially computed tomograms (CTs), and some magnetic resonance images (MRIs).
The radiographic examination included panoramic radiographs and computerized axial tomograms to determine the anatomic boundaries of ankylosis and the type of the ankylosis.
The resulting tomograms show that small time differences in first break pickings are important and effective on all results that can be obtained from refraction data.
It can take more tomograms or medical x-ray images than other devices and even in just 15 seconds per patient.