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sectional radiography[′sek·shən·əl ‚rād·ē′äg·rə·fē]
The technique of making radiographs of plane sections of a body or an object; its purpose is to show detail in a predetermined plane of the body, while blurring the images of structures in other planes. Also known as laminography; planigraphy; tomography.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.