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[mass noun] A technique using X-rays to diagnose and locate tumours of the breasts.
- ‘Early detection through mammography has been a major factor in the dramatic decrease in breast cancer mortality.’
- ‘This is why we insist on both mammography and physical examination.’
- ‘For others it will involve screening by mammography or colonoscopy.’
- ‘In the past women have been referred inappropriately for mammography and genetic counselling.’
- ‘This could be accomplished by having a radiologist present during mammography to review films.’
1930s: from mamma + -graphy.
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