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Descriptor in English: Tomography
Descriptor in Spanish: Tomografía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tomografia
Descriptor in French: Tomographie
Entry term(s): Tomographies
Tree number(s): E01.370.350.825
Scope note: Imaging methods that result in sharp images of objects located on a chosen plane and blurred images located above or below the plane.
Annotation: used for non-x-ray and non-radionuclide tomographies; echotomography seen in foreign literature is probably ULTRASONOGRAPHY and if so use "ultrasonics" or "ultrasonic diagnosis" or "ultrasonography" in translations and not "echotomography"
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
See also the descriptors: Anatomy, Cross-Sectional MeSH
DeCS UI: 23484
Descriptor UI: D014054
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/03/17
Tomography - Preferred
Concept UI M0021645
Scope note Imaging methods that result in sharp images of objects located on a chosen plane and blurred images located above or below the plane.
Preferred term Tomography
Entry term(s) Tomographies



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