Definition of mammography in English:

mammography

Syllabification: mam·mog·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /maˈmägrəfē
 
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noun

Medicine
  • A technique using X-rays to diagnose and locate tumors of the breasts.
    More example sentences
    • In the past women have been referred inappropriately for mammography and genetic counselling.
    • This is why we insist on both mammography and physical examination.
    • For others it will involve screening by mammography or colonoscopy.

Origin

1930s: from mamma2 + -graphy.

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