Definitions for "CAT scanner"
a tomograph that constructs a 3-D model of an object by combining parallel planes
a large doughnut-shaped machine which is actually an x-ray camera that can take pictures of a person's brain in slices
a machine designed to collect and process the x ray transmission data required to construct and display a computed axial tomograph
a miraculous device that can painlessly visualize the brain, providing very useful information when signs or symptoms of serious brain injury are present