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

 

tomography

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmɒɡrəfi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːɡrəfi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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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