Simple Definition of CAT scan
medical : a picture of the inside of a part of your body that is made by a computerized machine
Full Definition of CAT scan
: an image made by computed tomography
Origin of cat scan
computerized axial tomography
First Known Use: 1975
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Medical Definition of CAT scan
: a sectional view of the body constructed by computed tomography—called also CT scan
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