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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays.

Usage examples (37)
  • In many respects, they were trying to say that mammography is imperfect.
  • (Now that mammography is routine, the rate of increase in diagnoses has slowed.)
  • A second problem with measuring the benefits of mammography is known as "length bias."
  • Also, not surprisingly, routine premenopausal mammography is practiced by no nation other than the U.S. for more
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