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(Encyclopedia)cat, name applied broadly to the carnivorous mammals constituting the family Felidae, and specifically to the domestic cat, Felis catus. The great roaring cats, the lion, tiger, and leopard are anatom...

Manx cat

(Encyclopedia)Manx cat: see cat.

cat bear

(Encyclopedia)cat bear: see panda.

Cat Island

(Encyclopedia)Cat Island: see San Salvador, island. ...

CAT scan

(Encyclopedia)CAT scan kăt [key] [computerized axial tomography], X-ray technique that allows relatively safe, painless, and rapid diagnosis in previously inaccessible areas of the body; also called CT scan. An X-...

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