CT scanner


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CT scanner

n.
A device that uses computed tomography to produce detailed pictures of internal bodily structures from x-ray images.
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CT scanner

n
(Medicine) computerized tomography scanner: an X-ray machine that can produce stereographic images. Former name: CAT scanner
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CAT′ scan`ner

(kæt)
n.
a tomographic device employing narrow beams of x-rays in two planes at various angles to produce computerized cross-sectional images of the body, including soft tissue.
Also called CT scanner.
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Translations
CT-scanner
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