mammogram


mam·mo·gram

noun \ˈma-mə-ˌgram\

medical : a photograph of a woman's breasts made by X-rays

Full Definition of MAMMOGRAM

:  a photograph of the breasts made by X-rays; also :  the procedure for producing a mammogram

Examples of MAMMOGRAM

  1. She went to the hospital for her yearly mammogram.

Origin of MAMMOGRAM

Latin mamma + English -o- + -gram
First Known Use: 1937

mam·mo·gram

noun \ˈmam-ə-ˌgram\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MAMMOGRAM

1
: a photograph of the breasts made by X-rays
2
: the procedure for producing a mammogram

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