mammography(redirected from Breast x-ray)
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n. pl. mam·mog·ra·phies
1. Radiological examination of the breast, used to screen for or evaluate tumors and other abnormalities.
2. The procedure performed to produce a mammogram.
(Medicine) the technique of using X-rays to examine the breast in the early detection of cancer
ˈmammoˌgraph, ˈmammoˌgram n
mam•mog•ra•phy(mæˈmɒg rə fi)
x-ray photography of a breast, esp. for detection of tumors.
A diagnostic method of determining the presence of breast cancer using X-rays.