1. tomography

noun. ['toʊˈmoʊgræˌfiː'] (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body.


  • sonography
  • imaging
  • radioscopy
  • ultrasound
  • PET
  • positron emission tomography
  • ultrasonography
  • pictorial representation
  • echography
  • X-radiation
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • MRI
  • picturing
  • X-raying


  • -graphy (English)
  • tomo- (English)
  • τόμος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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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.

2. Adjective
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.