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Noun: computed axial tomography
  1. 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
    - computerized tomography, computed tomography, CT, computerized axial tomography, CAT, computerised tomography [Brit], computerised axial tomography [Brit]

Derived forms: computed axial tomographies

Type of: X-radiation, X-raying

Encyclopedia: Computed axial tomography