Definition of computerized axial tomography in English:

computerized axial tomography

Syllabification: com·pu·ter·ized ax·i·al to·mog·ra·phy
(abbreviation: CAT)

noun

A form of tomography in which a computer controls the motion of the X-ray source and detectors, processes the data, and produces the image.
More example sentences
  • Among the technologies that may be strengthened are radar, computerized axial tomography X-ray scanners, and magnetic resonance imaging systems.
  • Toward the end of the century, computerized axial tomography and nuclear magnetic resonance tomography were also valuable, particularly when distinguishing between tuberculous and cancerous lesions.
  • An ECG, electroencephalogram, electromyogram, and brain computerized axial tomography scan were normal.

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