noun[mass noun] Medicine
The process of obtaining a visual representation of a plane section through living tissue, by such techniques as tomography, ultrasonography, etc.
More example sentences
- In this study, planigraphy is demonstrated to be superior to all other methods described for the detection of intracardiac calcification.
- Such information can be obtained experimentally by tritium planigraphy.
1930s: from Dutch planigraphie, from Latin planus 'flat, level' + Greek -graphia (see -graphy).
Definition of planigraphy in:
- The US English dictionary