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Pronunciation: lam'i-nog'ra-fe, lam'i-nog'ra-fe

Definition: Radiographic technique in which the images of tissues above and below the plane of interest are blurred out by reciprocal movement of the x-ray tube and film holder, to show a specific area more clearly.

[lamina + G. graphe, a writing]

See Also: tomography

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