planigraphy

planigraph

[pley-ni-graf, -grahf, plan-i-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
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-] .


Origin:
1880–85; plani- + -graph

planigraphy [pluh-nig-ruh-fee] , noun
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planigraphy pla·nig·ra·phy (plə-nĭg'rə-fē)
n.
See tomography.

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