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

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1975

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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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