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planigraph

[pley-ni-graf, -grahf, plan-i-] /ˈpleɪ nɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈplæn ɪ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
an x-ray photograph in which a given plane of the body is well defined and those above and below it purposely out of focus.
Also, planigram
[pley-ni-gram, plan-i-] /ˈpleɪ nɪˌgræm, ˈplæn ɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; plani- + -graph
Related forms
planigraphy
[pluh-nig-ruh-fee] /pləˈnɪg rə fi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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