Definition of tomography noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɒɡrəfi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːɡrəfi//
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a way of producing an image of the inside of the human body or a solid object using X-rays or ultrasound Word Origin 1930s: from Greek tomos ‘slice, section’ + -graphy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tomography