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thermogram

Pronunciation: ther'mo-gram

Definition:

  1. A regional temperature map of the surface of a part of the body, obtained by an infrared sensing device; it measures radiant heat, and thus subcutaneous blood flow, if the environment is constant.
  2. The record made by a thermograph.

[thermo- + G. gramma, a writing]

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