tomography etymology

English word tomography comes from English -graphy, English tomo- (Sections; cutting.)

Detailed word origin of tomography

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-graphy English (eng) Represents something written or otherwise represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject.
tomo- English (eng) Sections; cutting.
tomography English (eng) Imaging by sections or sectioning.

Words with the same origin as tomography

Descendants of -graphy
CDT CT adenography aerography angiography bathygraphic chromatography cryptography crystallography dendrography enigmatography iconography lexicography mammogram oceanography quasar radiculography radio radio silence rheography splanchnography stenography vasography zoography
Descendants of tomo-
CST CT scan tomodensitometry tomogram tomotherapy