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Hounsfield, Godfrey
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A British electronics engineer, *1919.

Developed first practical computed tomography device, the EMI scanner; received the Nobel prise in Medicine in 1979 jointly with physicist A. M. Cormack.

See: Hounsfield unit, Hounsfield number.

(05 Mar 2000)

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