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ther·mog·ra·phy

 (thər-mŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. ther·mog·ra·phies
1. A process for producing raised lettering, as on stationery or calling cards, by application of a powder that is fused by heat to the fresh ink.
2. A technique in which an infrared camera is used to measure temperature variations on the surface of a structure or body part, used diagnostically to produce images that reveal sites of abnormal tissue growth.

ther′mo·graph′ic (-mə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
ther′mo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

thermography

(θɜːˈmɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any writing, printing, or recording process involving the use of heat
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a printing process which produces raised characters by heating special powder or ink placed on the paper
3. (Medicine) med the measurement and recording of heat produced by a part of the body: used in the diagnosis of tumours, esp of the breast (mammothermography), which have an increased blood supply and therefore generate more heat than normal tissue. See also thermogram
therˈmographer n
thermographic adj

ther•mog•ra•phy

(θərˈmɒg rə fi)

n.
1. a technique for imitating an embossed appearance, as on stationery, by fusing wet ink and an adhesive powder to the paper by heat.
2. a technique for measuring regional skin temperatures, used esp. as a screening method for detection of breast cancer.
[1830–40]
ther•mog′ra•pher, n.
ther•mo•graph•ic (ˌθɜr məˈgræf ɪk) adj.
ther`mo•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

thermography

1. Engineering, a method of measuring surf ace temperatures by using luminescent materials.
2. a printing or photocopying process using infrared rays and heat.
3. a process of photography using far-infrared radiation; thermal photography. — thermographer, n. — thermographic, adj.
See also: Heat
a technique for imitating an engraved appearance, as on business cards, by dusting areas already printed with a powder attracted only to the inks and using heat to fuse the ink and powder. — thermographer, n.thermographic, adj.
See also: Printing

thermography

A diagnostic method of examining the inside of the body using a heat-sensitive camera
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thermography - diagnostic technique using a thermograph to record the heat produced by different parts of the body; used to study blood flow and to detect tumors
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
mammothermography - the use of thermography to detect breast tumors (which appear as hot spots)
Translations

ther·mog·ra·phy

n. termografía, registro obtenido con un termógrafo.
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