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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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Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Digital Mammography Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Units for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63
LONDON, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mammography Equipment in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Analog Mammography Equipment, and Digital Mammography Equipment.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The results of a major mammography trial indicated that the digital mammography delivers much lower radiation rate than conventional mammography.
Nationwide capacity for mammography is adequate, but access can be a problem for women who are medically underserved, according to a July report from the U.
An experimental alternative to standard mammography could, by the end of this decade, become an essential tool for spotting breast cancer.
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) Expected to Further Spur the Growth of the X-Ray Mammography Markets
To order this report: Market Snapshot: Mammography Systems 2006 to 2020 - Americas (US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico) http://www.
Many other clinics with digital mammography equipment view mammograms on a less efficient, standalone digital workstation.
2 Comparative Analysis of Film Screen Mammography (FSM) and Full-Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) 8
The strongest evidence yet that mammography significantly reduces breast cancer deaths in women under 50 comes from a new analysis of a long-term U.
According to the American Cancer Society, mammography is an x-ray examination of the breast.
It wasn't the anticipation of the examination that had Rocco so excited, but rather the fact that she would be the first mammography patient at the new Sheila Veloz Breast Imaging Center at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.