What is another word for computed tomography?

Pronunciation: [kəmpjˈuːtɪd təmˈɒɡɹəfi] (IPA)

Computed tomography, commonly known as CT scan, is a medical imaging technique that produces detailed images of the inside of the body. This technology uses X-rays and computer processing to create images of cross-sectional slices of the body. There are several synonyms for computed tomography, including CT imaging, CAT scan, and computerized axial tomography. Computed axial tomography refers to the process of creating these images by taking multiple X-ray images and processing them using computer algorithms. CT imaging and CAT scan are commonly used terms for computed tomography and are often used interchangeably. Regardless of the term used, computed tomography plays a crucial role in diagnosing and treating various medical conditions.

What are the hypernyms for Computed tomography?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    radiography, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Imaging, digital imaging, cross-sectional imaging, radiologic imaging, tomographic imaging, volumetric imaging.

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