a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
PET: positron emission tomography; a medical test that can show the blood flow through the brain, areas of high metabolic activity that indicate potential tumors, as well as areas of damaged heart tissue.
- "The doctor said he needs a PET scan"
- positronemissionstomografi [ medicin ]
to stroke or caress gently; to treat as a pet and indulge
- "Tom knelt down to pet the kitty-cat."