Definition of planigraphy in English:

planigraphy

noun

Medicine
  • The process of obtaining a visual representation of a plane section through living tissue, by such techniques as tomography, ultrasonography, etc.

    • ‘Such information can be obtained experimentally by tritium planigraphy.’
    • ‘In this study, planigraphy is demonstrated to be superior to all other methods described for the detection of intracardiac calcification.’

Origin

1930s: from Dutch planigraphie, from Latin planus flat, level + Greek -graphia (see -graphy).

Pronunciation:

planigraphy

/pləˈniɡrəfē/