computerized axial tomography


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computerized axial tomography:

see CAT scanCAT scan
[computerized axial tomography], X-ray technique that allows relatively safe, painless, and rapid diagnosis in previously inaccessible areas of the body; also called CT scan.
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computerized axial tomography

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