Definition of Thermography

1. Noun. Diagnostic technique using a thermograph to record the heat produced by different parts of the body; used to study blood flow and to detect tumors.

Generic synonyms: Diagnostic Procedure, Diagnostic Technique
Specialized synonyms: Mammothermography



Definition of Thermography

1. n. Any process of writing involving the use of heat.

Definition of Thermography

1. Noun. (physics) Any of several techniques for the remote measurement of the temperature variations of a body, especially by creating images produced by infrared radiation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thermography

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Medical Definition of Thermography

1. Measurement of the regional temperature of the body or an organ by infrared sensing devices, based on self-emanating infrared radiation. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thermography

thermogenetic
thermogenic
thermogenic action
thermogenics
thermogenin
thermogenins
thermogenous
thermogram
thermograms
thermograph
thermographer
thermographers
thermographic
thermographies
thermographs
thermography (current term)
thermography-breast
thermogravimeter
thermogravimetric
thermogravimetrically
thermogravimetry
thermohaline
thermohaline circulation
thermohardening
thermohydrometer
thermohydrometers
thermohydrometric
thermohyperalgesia
thermohyperesthesia
thermohypesthesia

Literary usage of Thermography

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1. Quality Determinants Of Mammography: Clinical Practice Guideline by Lawrence W. Bassett, R. Edward Hendrick (2004)
"thermography STRONG RECOMMENDATION: thermography should not be used as a screening or diagnostic tool for breast cancer detection or evaluation of breast ..."

2. Medical Thermometry and Human Temperature by Edward Séguin (1876)
"If the thermograph of Marey had become popular, we should use the word thermography in the same sense as sphyg- mography, myography, ..."

3. The Poetry of Science: Or, Studies of the Physical Phenomena of Nature by Robert Hunt (1854)
"... Mean Temperature — Central Heat — Constant Radiation of Heat Rays from all Bodies — thermography — Action of Heat on Molecular Arrangements — Sources of ..."

4. The Poetry of Science: Or, Studies of the Physical Phenomena of Nature by Robert Hunt (1849)
"... from all Bodies— thermography—Action of Heat on Molecular Arrangements —Sources of Terrestrial Heat—Latent Heat of Bodies— Animal Heat—Natural Phenomena ..."

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