|1.||any writing, printing, or recording process involving the use of heat|
|2.||a printing process which produces raised characters by heating special powder or ink placed on the paper|
|3.||med See also thermogram the measurement and recording of heat produced by a part of the body: used in the diagnosis of tumours, esp of the breast (mammothermography), which have an increased blood supply and therefore generate more heat than normal tissue|
thermography ther·mog·ra·phy (thər-mŏg'rə-fē)
A diagnostic technique in which an infrared camera is used to measure temperature variations on the surface of the body, producing images that reveal sites of abnormal tissue growth.