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Pronunciation: tra-vers'

Definition: In computed tomography, one complete linear movement of the gantry across the object being scanned, as occurred in the original translate and rotate CT machines.

[M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. L.L. transverso, fr. L. trans-verto, to turn across]

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