CT scan
noun Etymology: computerized tomography Date: 1974 CAT scanCT scanner noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • CT scan — n. 〚c(omputerized) t(omography)〛 1. a noninvasive method of diagnosing disorders of the body, esp. of the soft tissues, including the brain: it uses a computerized combination of many tomograms to form an image 2. the image so formed CT scanner n …   Universalium

  • CT scan — n. [c(omputerized) t(omography)] 1. a noninvasive method of diagnosing disorders of the body, esp. of the soft tissues, including the brain: it uses a computerized combination of many tomograms to form an image 2. the image so formed CT scanner n …   English World dictionary

  • CT scan — ( )sē tē n CAT SCAN …   Medical dictionary

  • CT scan — [ˌsi: ˈti: skæn, ˈkæt skæn] n another name for a CAT scan …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • CT scan — [ ,si ti skəen ] noun count a CAT SCAN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ct scan — ˌsēˈtē noun Usage: usually capitalized C&T : cat scan herein • ct scanning noun, usually capitalized C&T * * * n. another term for CAT scan Derivatives: CT scanner …   Useful english dictionary

  • CT scan — noun see cat scan * * * n. another term for CAT scan Derivatives: CT scanner n. * * * /ˈsiːˈtiː / noun, pl ⋯ scans [count] medical : cat scan * * * CT scan 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • CT-scan — Tomodensitométrie Pour les articles homonymes, voir TDM et Scanner. La tomodensitométrie (TDM) dite aussi tomographie axiale calculée par ordinateur, CT scan ou simplement scanner[1], est une technique d imagerie médicale qui consiste à calculer… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CT scan — Tomodensitométrie Pour les articles homonymes, voir TDM et Scanner. La tomodensitométrie (TDM) dite aussi tomographie axiale calculée par ordinateur, CT scan ou simplement scanner[1], est une technique d imagerie médicale qui consiste à calculer… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CT scan — CAT scan UK [ˈkæt ˌskæn] / US or CT scan UK [ˌsiː ˈtiː ˌskæn] / US [ˌsɪ ˈtɪ ˌskæn] noun [countable] Word forms CAT scan : singular CAT scan plural CAT scans medical a medical test in which computer technology is used for producing an image of the …   English dictionary

  • CT scan — Computed tomography scan. A series of detailed pictures of areas inside the body taken from different angles; the pictures are created by a computer linked to an x ray machine. Also called computed tomography scan, computerized tomography,… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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