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Hounsfield, Godfrey (1919–2004)

British electrical engineer who was awarded a share in the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1979 for his contributions to the creation of the computerized axial tomography (CAT or CT) scanner. Hounsfield's invention combined X-ray images with the aid ...

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