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A CT scan.
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1. an examination performed with a CAT scanner.
2. an x-ray image obtained by examination with a CAT scanner.Also called CT scan.
[1970–75; c(omputerized) a(xial) t(omography)]
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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.
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|Noun||1.||CAT scan - an image produced by scanning; "he analyzed the brain scan"; "you could see the tumor in the CAT scan"|
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n → Computertomografie f
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