CT scanner

noun

Definition of CT scanner

: a large device consisting of integrated X-ray and computing equipment that produces CT scans and is used chiefly in medical diagnosis

called also CAT scanner

First Known Use of CT scanner

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“CT scanner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/CT%20scanner. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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CT scanner

noun

Medical Definition of CT scanner

: a medical instrument consisting of integrated X-ray and computing equipment and used for computed tomography

called also CAT scanner

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