Definition of Mammography

1. Noun. A diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays.




Definition of Mammography

1. Noun. (medicine) X-ray examination of the breasts for diagnosing and locating abnormalities, especially tumours. ¹

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Definition of Mammography

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Medical Definition of Mammography

1. The practice of taking diagnostic X-ray pictures of breasts to produce a mammogram. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammography

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mammock
mammocked
mammocking
mammocks
mammogenesis
mammogram
mammogramme
mammogrammes
mammograms
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mammographic
mammographically
mammographies
mammographs
mammography (current term)
mammologist
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mammonish
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mammonization
mammonize
mammons
mammoplasties
mammoplasty

Literary usage of Mammography

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1. Improving Breast Imaging Quality Standards by Sharyl J. Nass, John Ball (2005)
"BOX 4-1 The mammography Workforce Interpreting physician: Interprets mammograms. Initial training and qualifications: Must be a physician with a state ..."

2. Health United States 1995: The Annual National Report on Health by Kate Prager, Diane M. Makuc, Jacob J. Feldman (1998)
"There was no difference in the proportion of black women and white women who reported recent mammography in this age group. • Among women aged 50-64 years, ..."

3. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Most studies have not shown a clear benefit from mammography in women aged 40-49. Studies that will provide important information on this ..."

4. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"More recent data from several regional surveys suggest a substantial increase in mammography use, with 25 to 46 percent of women aged 50 through 70 ..."

5. Interstate Transportation of Human Pathogens: Hearing Before the Committee by Orrin G. Hatch (1999)
"Dr. Schmidt is Director of mammography, University of Chicago Hospitals, Department of Radiology. Dr. Olanow is the Chairman of the Department of Neurology, ..."

6. Medical Devices: Technological Innovation and Patient-Provider Perspectives edited by Michael Bilirakis (1999)
"Dr. Schmidt is Director of mammography, University of Chicago Hospitals, Department of Radiology. Dr. Olanow is the Chairman of the Department of Neurology, ..."

7. Health Care Technology And Its Assessment In Eight Countries edited by H. David Banta (2004)
"I lnsurance Coverage for mammography Private health insurers and public programs vary in their mammography coverage. The original statutory language of the ..."

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