[ pley-ni-graf, -grahf, plan-i- ]

  1. an x-ray photograph in which a given plane of the body is well defined and those above and below it purposely out of focus.

Origin of planigraph

First recorded in 1880–85; plani- + -graph
  • Also pla·ni·gram [pley-ni-gram, plan-i-]. /ˈpleɪ nɪˌgræm, ˈplæn ɪ-/.

Other words from planigraph

  • pla·nig·ra·phy [pluh-nig-ruh-fee], /pləˈnɪg rə fi/, noun

Words Nearby planigraph Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023