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  • n. A two-dimensional image produced by tomography, representing a slice or section through a three-dimensional object.


tomo- + -gram (Wiktionary)


  • The tomogram is a complex 3D image containing useful structural information of biological samples at molecular level.

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  • CNN's image was a tomogram, which isn't truly 3D - tomograms capture an image in 3D and then project an illusion of three dimensions. | Top Stories

  • So rich is the detail that the computed tomogram is reminiscent of the picture one gets of the brain at autopsy.

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  • This means that pathological changes in the brain and its surroundings can be well demonstrated by the computed tomogram.

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  • The IZW's new CT scanner can produce a tomogram of an animal weighing up to 300 kilograms in seconds.

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  • Schwarz-Wings always wondered what was inside, though, and a tomogram told her: the cervical rib of a brachiosaurus, and the spine and fibula of a gazelle-like dinosaur.

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  • Tomography is the process of generating a two-dimensional image of a slice or section through a 3-dimensional object (a tomogram).

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  • The iso-HST tomogram, aligned subvolumes, reassembled repeats and other metadata have been deposited in the European Bioinformatics Institute under accession code EMD-1561.

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  • For myosin II, Beausang et al. observed a screw pitch of 470 nm, about half the length of thin filament observed in our tomogram.

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  • The earlier results were derived based on two spatial averaging techniques, X-ray diffraction and column averages of the tomogram, both of which observe only repeating patterns in the structure.

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