mammogram

[mam-uh-gram]
noun
an x-ray photograph obtained by mammography.

Origin:
1935–40; mamm(a)2 + -o- + -gram1

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Word Origin & History

mammogram
1937, from L. mamma "breast" (see mammal) + -gram.
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mammogram mam·mo·gram (mām'ə-grām')
n.
An x-ray image of the breast produced by mammography.

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mammogram   (mām'ə-grām')  Pronunciation Key 
An x-ray image of the human breast, used to detect tumors or other abnormalities.

mammography noun (mā-mŏg'rə-fē)
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Cultural Dictionary
mammogram [(mam-uh-gram)]

An x-ray of the breast, produced by mammography, that is used in screening for breast cancer.

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Example sentences for Mammograms
Having regular mammograms is also important to detect any problems.
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