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


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

Origin of photofluorography

First recorded in 1940–45; photo- + fluoro- + -graphy
Also called fluorography. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for photofluorography


/ (ˌfəʊtəʊflʊəˈrɒɡrəfɪ) /


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


[ fō′tō-flu-rŏgrə-fē, -flô- ]


The photographic record of x-ray images produced by a fluoroscope.fluorography

Related forms

pho′to•fluor′o•graphic (-flur′ə-grăfĭk, -flôr′-) adj.
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