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mammography

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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mammographymam‧mo‧gra‧phy /mæˈmɒɡrəfi $ -ˈmɑː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MHexamination of a woman’s breasts using X-rays to check for signs of cancer
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mammographyIt was then that I remembered why my last mammography was years ago.Some time ago it was the mammography.In women older than 50 with small tumors detected through mammography, the Yale University researchers agree that lymph-node removal is unnecessary.
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