CAT scan


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CAT scan

 (kăt)
n.
A CT scan.

CAT′ scan`

(kæt)
n.
1. an examination performed with a CAT scanner.
2. an x-ray image obtained by examination with a CAT scanner.
Also called CT scan.

CAT scan

(kăt)
Short for computerized axial tomography scan. A cross-sectional view of an internal body part made by a computer that assembles a series of x-rays taken at different angles into a three-dimensional image. CAT scans are used in medicine to help diagnose a disease or disorder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CAT scan - an image produced by scanningCAT scan - an image produced by scanning; "he analyzed the brain scan"; "you could see the tumor in the CAT scan"
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
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