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mammogram

[ mam-uh-gram ]
/ ˈmæm əˌgræm /
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noun

an x-ray photograph obtained by mammography.

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Origin of mammogram

First recorded in 1935–40; mamm(a)2 + -o- + -gram1
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Medical definitions for mammogram

mammogram
[ mămə-grăm′ ]

n.

An x-ray image of the breast produced by mammography.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for mammogram

mammogram
[ mămə-grăm′ ]

An x-ray image of the human breast, used to detect tumors or other abnormalities.

Other words from mammogram

mammography noun (mă-mŏgrə-fē)
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Cultural definitions for mammogram

mammogram
[ (mam-uh-gram) ]

An x-ray of the breast, produced by mammography, that is used in screening for breast cancer.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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