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mam·mog·ra·phy

 (mă-mŏg′rə-fē)
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.
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mammography

(mæˈmɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) the technique of using X-rays to examine the breast in the early detection of cancer
ˈmammoˌgraph, ˈmammoˌgram n
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mam•mog•ra•phy

(mæˈmɒg rə fi)

n.
x-ray photography of a breast, esp. for detection of tumors.
[1935–40]
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mammography

A diagnostic method of determining the presence of breast cancer using X-rays.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mammography - a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X raysmammography - a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
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Translations
mamografie
mammografia
mammográfia
mamografia

mammography

[mæˈmɒgrəfɪ] Nmamografía f
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mammography

nMammografie f
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mam·mog·ra·phy

n. mamografía, rayos-x de la glándula mamaria.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mammography

n mamografía (técnica); digital — mamografía digital
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Recent studies have demonstrated that screening mammography utilizing DBT with FFDM has resulted in decreased recall rates and increased invasive cancer detection compared to conventional digital screening mammography.
An FFDM breast X-ray device and three types of breast-equivalent phantoms with different tissue ratios were used.
This dataset [47] contains 360 full-field digital mammograms (FFDMs) comprising 180 CC views and 180 MLO views from right and left breast acquired from 90 randomly selected patients.
O FFDM, assim como o FWI, NFDRS e CBEF, constitui um indice de perigo de ocorrencia de incendios florestais no qual, um de seus principais componentes, e a estimativa do teor de umidade do material combustivel morto e fino.
BD measures by three new methods (MATH and two MRI methods) and by a FFDM unit were compared to that by a widely used HSM.
Covering every modality including CR/DR, CT, MRI, PACS, US NM, and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) studies, the displays are 510(k) cleared for diagnostic use and come with a 5-year "Hot Swap" warranty.
Many radiology centers are now changing from traditional SFM to full-field digital mammogram (FFDM).
The past decade has seen the emergence of full-field digital mammography (FFDM), which captures an electronic image of the X-rays transmitted through the breast and is steadily replacing analogue mammography.
The past decade has seen the emergence of full-field digital mammography (FFDM), a technique that captures an electronic image of the X-rays transmitted through the breast, which is steadily replacing analogue mammography.
AccuDetect is tuned to work with the leading Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) and Computed Radiography (CR) systems.
This was attributed partly to a key OEM partner's inability to ship its new FFDM system due to its pending FDA clearance and a soft sales quarter from another key OEM partner.
facility that has implemented Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM), the BIDW is being introduced specifically to complement Fujifilm's Computed Radiography for Mammography (FCRm) solution and provide better workstation interpretation capabilities for facilities that may use another vendor's PACS.