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Related to computerized tomography: positron emission tomography, CAT scan, CAT scanner, computerized axial tomography, MRI scan
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(Medicine) med a radiological technique that produces images of cross sections through a patient's body using low levels of radiation. Also called (esp US): computed tomography Abbreviation: CT See also CT scanner
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|Noun||1.||computerized tomography - a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis|
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