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computed tomography

[kəm′pyüd·əd tə′mä·grə·fē]
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(4) Ultrasound, magnetic resonance and computed axial tomography imaging may demonstrate deep-seated lesions and avascular fluid-filled cysts.
CT--computed tomography is--a 3D X-ray of a component and is the same technology (also known as computed axial tomography, or CAT scanning) as is used in medicine to produce internal images of the body.
I learned from his father that while in the ED, Jackson had undergone a computed axial tomography (CAT, or CT) scan of his head.
The medical field, in particular, has exposed the public to tomographic methods through now common medical procedures such as computed axial tomography (CAT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET).
We performed thoracic high-resolution computed axial tomography (HRCT), using 7 mm helical technique after intravenous contrast administration followed by high-resolution imaging, using 1 mm collimation every 1 cm from lung apex to base (Figure 1B-D).
CAT (computed axial tomography) has reached a new level of performance where the body can be digitally dissected to divulge the most subtle problems.

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