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CAT scan

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noun \ˈkat-\

Simple Definition of CAT scan

  • medical : a picture of the inside of a part of your body that is made by a computerized machine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of CAT scan

  1. :  an image made by computed tomography

CAT scanning noun

Medical Dictionary

CAT scan

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noun \ˈkat-ˈskan, ˌsē-ˌā-ˈtē-\

Medical Definition of CAT scan




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