Definitions for "Computerized tomography scan"
a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses a combination of x-rays and computer technology to produce cross-sectional images (often called slices), both horizontally and vertically, of the body. A CT scan shows detailed images of any part of the body, including the bones, muscles, fat, and organs. CT scans are more detailed than general x-rays.
a diagnostic test that uses a combination of x-ray and computers to create three-dimensional internal views of the body.
An X-ray scan which uses a computer to produce cross-section images of the body, revealing abnormalities such as bone metastases. A.k.a. CT or CAT (computerized axial tomography) scans.