CAT scanning
noun see CAT scan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cat scanning — noun see cat scan * * * CAT scanning, the act or process of taki X ray pictures by computerized axial tomography …   Useful english dictionary

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  • CAT scan — noun an image produced by scanning he analyzed the brain scan you could see the tumor in the CAT scan • Syn: ↑scan • Derivationally related forms: ↑scan (for: ↑scan) …   Useful english dictionary

  • CAT scan, helical — A conventional computerized axial tomography scan (CAT scan or CT scan) is an x ray procedure which combines many x ray images with the aid of a computer to generate cross sectional views and, if needed, three dimensional images of the internal… …   Medical dictionary

  • CAT scan, spiral — A conventional computerized axial tomography scan (CAT scan or CT scan) is an x ray procedure which combines many x ray images with the aid of a computer to generate cross sectional views and, if needed, three dimensional images of the internal… …   Medical dictionary

  • CAT scan — noun Etymology: computerized axial tomography Date: 1975 an image made by computed tomography • CAT scanning noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • CAT scan — scanning of organs using an x ray machine which produces computerized cross sectional images of the body, CT scan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Computerized axial tomography (CAT) — Cat scanning adds X ray images with the aid of a computer to generate cross sectional views anatomy. It can identify normal and abnormal structures and be used to guide procedures. CAT scanning is painless. Iodine containing contrast material is… …   Medical dictionary

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