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tra·verse

(tra-vers'),
In computed tomography, one complete linear movement of the gantry across the object being scanned, as occurred in the original translate and rotate CT machines.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. L.L. transverso, fr. L. trans-verto, to turn across]

traverse

[travurs′]
1 v, to travel or pass across, over, or through.
2 n, a single, complete movement of the x-ray tube around the object being scanned in computed tomography.

tra·verse

(tră-vĕrs')
computed tomography One complete linear movement of the gantry across the object being scanned.

tra·verse

(tră-vĕrs')
In computed tomography, one complete linear movement of the gantry across the object being scanned.
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