a method of tomography involving movement of the patient instead of the x-ray tube.
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autotomography(aw″tō-tō-mŏg′ră-fē) [″ + Gr. tome, incision, + graphein, to write]
Radiographic tomography in which the patient rather than the x-ray tube is moved.
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