photofluorography

[ foh-toh-floo-rog-ruh-fee, -flaw-, -floh- ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ flʊˈrɒg rə fi, -flɔ-, -floʊ- /

noun

photography of images produced by a fluoroscopic examination, used in x-ray examination of the lungs of large groups of people.

Nearby words

  1. photoflash,
  2. photoflight,
  3. photoflood,
  4. photoflood lamp,
  5. photofluorogram,
  6. photog,
  7. photog.,
  8. photogastroscope,
  9. photogelatin,
  10. photogelatin process

Origin of photofluorography

First recorded in 1940–45; photo- + fluoro- + -graphy

Also called fluorography.

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British Dictionary definitions for photofluorography

photofluorography

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊflʊəˈrɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

med the process of taking a photograph (photofluorogram) of a fluoroscopic image: used in diagnostic screening
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Medicine definitions for photofluorography

photofluorography

[ fō′tō-flu-rŏgrə-fē, -flô- ]

n.

The photographic record of x-ray images produced by a fluoroscope.fluorography
Related formspho′to•fluor′o•graphic (-flur′ə-grăfĭk, -flôr′-) adj.


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