noun. ['toʊˈmoʊgræˌfiː'] (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body.
- positron emission tomography
- pictorial representation
- magnetic resonance imaging
- -graphy (English)
- tomo- (English)
- τόμος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Sentences with tomography
1. Noun, singular or mass
Your veterinarian will conduct blood tests and a urinalysis on your dog, along with X-rays and a computed tomography scan for diagnosis.
Finally, computed tomography lets patients lie down underneath a ring-shaped scanner to create a three-dimensional image of the patient's internal organs and structures.