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mammogram

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noun mam·mo·gram \ˈma-mə-ˌgram\

Simple Definition of mammogram

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

Full Definition of mammogram

  1. :  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


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mammogram

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noun mam·mo·gram \ˈmam-ə-ˌgram\

Medical Definition of mammogram

  1. 1:  a photograph of the breasts made by X-rays

  2. 2:  the procedure for producing a mammogram




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