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planigraph

[ pley-ni-graf, -grahf, plan-i- ]
/ ˈpleɪ nɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈplæn ɪ- /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

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.

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Also pla·ni·gram [pley-ni-gram, plan-i-]. /ˈpleɪ nɪˌgræm, ˈplæn ɪ-/.

Origin of planigraph

First recorded in 1880–85; plani- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM planigraph

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