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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
Abbreviation for computerized axial tomography.  A CAT scan is a specialized, nondestructive, x-ray examination that collects a sequence of cross sectional scans then uses a computer to generate a 2D or 3D dimensional image of the object. (see Tomography)
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Abbreviation for computerized axial tomography.  A CAT scan is a specialized, nondestructive, x-ray examination that collects a sequence of cross sectional scans then uses a computer to generate a 2D or 3D dimensional image of the object. (see [[Tomography]])
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 13:22, 7 December 2013

CAT Scan

Description

Abbreviation for computerized axial tomography. A CAT scan is a specialized, nondestructive, x-ray examination that collects a sequence of cross sectional scans then uses a computer to generate a 2D or 3D dimensional image of the object. (see Tomography)

Synonyms and Related Terms

"CT scanner; computerized axial tomography; tomographie (Fr.); tomodensimètrie (Fr.); Computer-Tomographie Untersuchung (Deut.)

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