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Medical Term:

hypocycloidal

Pronunciation: hi'po-si-kloy'dal

Definition: A tricyclic motion used by mechanical tomography units to optimize blurring and reduce artifacts.

[hypo- + G. kuklos, circle, + -oeides, appearance]

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