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- n. A form of radiography which uses computer software to create images, or slices, at various planes of depth from images taken around a body or volume of interest.
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- n. a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis
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In the 1970s and '80s, jazzy futuristic tools like positron-emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and single photon-emission computed tomography allowed researchers to analyze the living brain in action.