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English definition of “CAT scan”

CAT scan

noun [C]     /ˈkæt.skæn/
abbreviation for computerized axial tomography scan : a medical test that involves using X-rays to create a three-dimensional image of the inside of the body : The doctor arranged for me to have a CAT scan . → See also CT scan
(Definition of CAT scan noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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