computed axial tomography


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Related to computed axial tomography: CAT scan, magnetic resonance imaging, visceral muscle
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a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

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First the mummy was examined using a computed axial tomography (CAT) scanner, which took about 1,500 X-ray images of cross sections through the body.
FDA has not been presented with data showing the effectiveness of other methods, such as ultrasound or computed axial tomography (CAT) scans, when used to detect rupture or leakage.
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An abdominal computed axial tomography scan showed a large hematoma on the right hepatic lobe.
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