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tomograph

 [to´mo-graf]
an apparatus in which the x-ray tube and film are moved in opposite directions during an exposure so that only a single plane of tissue remains in focus during the exposure. Other planes above and below are blurred by the motion.

to·mo·graph

(tō'mō-graf),
The radiographic equipment used in tomography.
[G. tomos, a cutting (section), + graphō, to write]

tomograph

/to·mo·graph/ (-graf) an apparatus for moving an x-ray source in one direction as the film is moved in the opposite direction, thus showing in detail a predetermined plane of tissue while blurring or eliminating detail in other planes.

tomograph

[tō′məgraf′]
Etymology: Gk, tome, section, graphein, to record
a radiographic apparatus that makes an image of layers of body tissues at various depths.

to·mo·graph

(tō'mŏ-graf)
The radiographic equipment used in tomography.
[G. tomos, a cutting (section), + graphō, to write]

to·mo·graph

(tō'mŏ-graf)
The radiographic equipment used in tomography.
[G. tomos, a cutting (section), + graphō, to write]

tomograph

an apparatus in which the x-ray tube and film are moved in opposite directions during an exposure so that only a single plane of tissue remains in focus during the exposure. Other planes above and below are blurred by the motion.
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