CAT scan

noun
\ ˈkat- How to pronounce CAT scan (audio) \

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Other Words from CAT scan

CAT scanning noun

First Known Use of CAT scan

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for CAT scan

computerized axial tomography

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The first known use of CAT scan was in 1975

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“CAT scan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/CAT%20scan. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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CAT scan

noun

English Language Learners Definition of CAT scan

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

CAT scan

noun
\ ˈkat-ˈskan, ˌsē-ˌā-ˈtē- How to pronounce CAT scan (audio) \

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