COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT)

a radiographic method for swiftly generating complex, 3D visuals of the mind or other soft tissues. An X-ray beam is waved through and over the tissue from various areas, and the varying patterns of radioactivity absorption are examined and processed by a computer.

COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT): "Computer tomography is sometimes used by researchers to analyze the variations between one brain and another."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/computed-tomography-ct/ (accessed April 19, 2021).
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