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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.
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mammography

n mamografía (técnica); digital — mamografía digital
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References in periodicals archive ?
[USPRwire, Fri Apr 19 2019] Rising incidences of breast cancer throughout the globe is the primary factor driving the growth of the mammography detectors market.
Food and Drug Administration's proposed rule updating its regulations issued under the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992.
Alsheik and team found significant improvements in patient outcomes with 3D screening mammography versus 2D mammography including:
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) will soon provide mammography services to women patients.
MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women enrolled in Medicare who undergo screening mammography seem to have increased awareness and use of other preventive screening measures, according to a study published online June 5 in Radiology.
Madison, WI, March 03, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Associated Physicians believes that mammography is a vital screening tool in the back pocket of most medical facilities and the best shot at catching many harmful conditions.
Then, in 1975, my mother's breast cancer was found at age 55, but only after she was examined for nipple retraction; on mammography, the cancer had been obscured by dense breast tissue.
On mammography, an irregular mass with spiculated margins was identified in the outer right breast with a BI-RADS score of 5.
HYDERABAD -- Sindh minister for social welfare, Shamim Mumtaz, said that though mammography could not prevent breast cancer it could save lives by diagnosis of breast cancer at early stage as timely mammography has shown to lower the risk of dying from breast cancer by 35 percent in women over the age of 50.
Objective: To study the effect and clinical value of mammography in the diagnosis of breast lump so as to improve the diagnosis level of breast cancer.