voxel


voxel
A contraction for volume element, which is the basic unit of CT or MR reconstruction; represented as a pixel in the display of the CT or MR image.

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n.
short for 'volume element', the volume of tissue in a body that is represented by a pixel in a cross-sectional image. It depends on the slice thickness of the original scan.

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vox·el (vokґsel) [volume element, by analogy with pixel] each defined volume unit of an element being scanned in computerized axial tomography. Cf. pixel.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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