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Bible DictionaryAids Glossary
see computed tomography scan.
Bible DictionaryNCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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 computerized axial tomography, computed tomography (CT scan), or computerized tomography. 
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.
Bible DictionaryHepatitis Central (TM) Liver Disease Medical Glossary
An x-ray procedure that uses a computer to produce detailed pictures of organs in the body
Bible DictionaryDictionary of Medicine
Computerized axial tomography (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 sometimes used in CAT scanning. If you having a CAT scan and are allergic to iodine or contrast materials, you should notify your physicians and radiology staff.
Bible DictionaryMedical Abbreviations and Acronyms
Computed axial tomography scan
See also: LA , G6PD , H. flu , L S , D&C

 

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