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mammo

[ mam-oh ]
/ ˈmæm oʊ /
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noun Informal.
a mammogram: Some cancers detected by physical examination may not be seen on the mammo.
mammography: 3D mammo takes multiple images of breast tissue from different angles, creating a three-dimensional view.
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Origin of mammo

First recorded in 1985–90; by shortening
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Medical definitions for mammo

mammo-

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Breast; mammary gland:mammogram.
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