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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: fo'to-flur-og'ra-fe

Definition: Miniature radiographs made by contact photography of a fluoroscopic screen, formerly used in mass radiographic examination of the lungs.

Synonym(s): fluorography, fluororoentgenography

[photo- + L. fluor, a flow, + G. graphe, a writing]

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