CAT scanner

CAT scanner

[kat]
noun
a specialized x-ray instrument that displays computerized cross-sectional images of the body, providing a noninvasive means of visualizing the brain, lungs, liver, spleen, and other soft tissue.
Also called CT scanner.
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CAT scanner (kæt)
 
n
former name for CT scanner
 
[C20: (C)omputerized (A)xial (T)omography]

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CAT scanner (kāt)
n.
A device that uses computerized axial tomography to produce cross-sectional views of an internal body structure.

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