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CT Scan - Definition of CT Scan

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Updated April 15, 2009

CT Scan - Definition of CT Scan

CT Scan

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Definition: CT is short for computed tomography, which is an imaging procedure that uses x-rays and a sophisticated computer to simulate detailed pictures of the inner structures of the body.
Also Known As: CAT (computed axial tomography) Scan

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