xeroradiography

noun
xe·​ro·​ra·​di·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌzir-ō-ˌrā-dē-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce xeroradiography (audio) \

Definition of xeroradiography

: radiography used especially in mammographic screening for breast cancer that produces an image using X-rays in a manner similar to the way an image is produced by light in xerography

First Known Use of xeroradiography

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Xeroradiography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xeroradiography. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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xeroradiography

noun
xe·​ro·​ra·​di·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌzir-ō-ˌrād-ē-ˈäg-rə-fē How to pronounce xeroradiography (audio) \
plural xeroradiographies

Medical Definition of xeroradiography

: radiography used especially in mammographic screening for breast cancer that produces an image using X-rays in a manner similar to the way an image is produced by light in xerography

Other Words from xeroradiography

xeroradiographic \ -​ˌrād-​ē-​ō-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce xeroradiographic (audio) \ adjective

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