X-ray examination of the breasts for detection of tumors.(noun)
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Use "mammography" in a sentence
"In many respects, they were trying to say that mammography is imperfect."
"LUDDEN: Richard Knox, I was interested to read that mammography is not as effective as screening methods for some other kinds of cancer."
"Also, not surprisingly, routine premenopausal mammography is practiced by no nation other than the U.S."