Xeromammography

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Medical Definition of Xeromammography

Xeromammography: Xeroradiography of the breast. Xeroradiography is a photoelectric method of recording an x-ray image on a coated metal plate, using low-energy photon beams, long exposure time and dry chemical developers.

The prefix xero- comes from the Greek "xeros" meaning "dry."


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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