January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2172
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A definition of the term "thermography" is presented. It refers to the detection of the heat present in the body parts like blood vessels, muscles and tendons, or skin. Thermography is used to study arterial blood flow, cause of lameness in animals, and breast cancer.


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