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

the visual record produced by tomography.
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n (Med) → Tomogramm nt, → Tomografie f
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n. tomograma, radiografía seccionada de una parte del cuerpo.
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n tomografía (estudio)
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