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planigraphy Line breaks: plan|ig¦raphy
Pronunciation: /plaˈnɪɡrəfi/

Definition of planigraphy in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
The process of obtaining a visual representation of a plane section through living tissue, by such techniques as tomography, ultrasonography, etc.
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).

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