the process of producing a CAT scan.
computerized axial tomography com·put·er·ized axial tomography (kəm-pyōō’tə-rīzd’)
Tomography used in diagnostic studies of internal bodily structures, in which computer analysis of a series of cross-sectional scans made along a single axis of a bodily structure or tissue is used to construct a three-dimensional image of that structure. Also called computed tomography.
computerized axial tomography
Tomography in which computer analysis of a series of cross-sectional x-ray images made along a single axis of a bodily structure or tissue is used to construct a three-dimensional image of that structure. The technique is used in diagnostic studies of internal bodily structures, as in the detection of tumors or brain aneurysms.
/kəmˈpjuːtərɪt/ adjective 1. able to use computers adjective very familiar with computers and computer science; computer-literate Word Origin computer + literate Usage Note computing; shortened form of computer-literate
- Computer-based training
application (CBT) Training (of humans) done by interaction with a computer. The programs and data used in CBT are known as “courseware.” (1995-03-13)
- Computer bus
architecture There are busses both within the CPU and connecting it to external memory and peripheral devices. The data bus, address bus and control signals, despite their names, really constitute a single bus since each is useless without the others. The width of the data bus is usually specified in bits and is the number […]
- Computer compiler
language A proposed language for compiler design. [Sammet 1969, p. 695]. (2007-02-13)