laminagraph

[ lămə-nə-grăf′ ]

n.

An x-ray machine that uses a technique in which tissues above and below the level of a suspected lesion are blurred out to emphasize a specific area.

Nearby words

  1. lino,
  2. lino tile,
  3. linocut,
  4. linoleate,
  5. linoleic,
  6. linolenic acid,
  7. linoleum,
  8. linoleum block,
  9. linotype,
  10. lins


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