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noun [countable] medical     CAT scan pronunciation in British English
/ˈkæt ˌskæn/
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singularCAT scan
pluralCAT scans

or CT scan     CT scan pronunciation in British English
/ˌsiː ˈtiː ˌskæn/

  1. a medical test in which computer technology is used for producing an image of the inside of a part of your body, or the image that is produced in this way


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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