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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.

mammography

(mæˈmɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(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)

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

mammography

A diagnostic method of determining the presence of breast cancer using X-rays.
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
Translations
mamografie
mammografia
mammográfia
mamografia

mammography

[mæˈmɒgrəfɪ] Nmamografía f

mammography

nMammografie f

mam·mog·ra·phy

n. mamografía, rayos-x de la glándula mamaria.

mammography

n mamografía (técnica); digital — mamografía digital
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Contract notice: International, Public, Open tender for the supply of a bone density diagnostic unit and a digital mammograph for the needs of the health center of kozani
The system is an upgrade to the Senographe Essential mammograph, a package that includes both new hardware and software.
Radial scars without atypia diagnosed at image-guided needle biopsy: How often is associated malignancy found at subsequent surgical excision and do mammograph and sonography predict which lesions are malignant?
We try for a same-day mammograph on a patient really wanting it, but they can wait between two to three weeks and three to four months, so an extra machine (they usually have only one) really does make a difference,' he said.
The peculiarity of the project is that the public fund will receive not only mammograph but also printer that will store data in electronic form; thus, the project helps to reduce the cost of film and provides wide access to the treatment of vulnerable populations," noted in the Embassy .
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iCAD systems work by using sophisticated artificial intelligence, computer algorithms and pattern recognition to analyze images and identify patterns of areas within a mammograph that may be suspicious.
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The Physician Data Query Screening and Prevention Editorial Board concluded that while screening mammograph might be beneficial, it's also possible that it does not reduce the chance of dying from breast cancer for women of any age.
For a long time medical experts have enthused over the efficiency of the mammograph.