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to·mog·ra·phy

 (tō-mŏg′rə-fē)
n.
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.

tomograph

(ˈtɒməˌɡrɑːf)
n
(Medicine) a device for making tomograms
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tomograph - X-ray machine in which a computer builds a detailed image of a particular plane through an object from multiple X-ray measurementstomograph - X-ray machine in which a computer builds a detailed image of a particular plane through an object from multiple X-ray measurements
CAT scanner, computerized axial tomography scanner - a tomograph that constructs a 3-D model of an object by combining parallel planes
PET scanner, positron emission tomography scanner - a tomograph that produces cross-sectional X-rays of metabolic processes in the body
X-ray machine - an apparatus that provides a source of X rays
Translations

tomograph

n (Med) → Tomograf m

to·mo·graph

n. tomógrafo, máquina radiográfica que se usa para hacer una tomografía.
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