thermography[t̸hər mäg′rə fē]
- the recording of temperature variations by means of a thermograph
- a process for imitating copperplate engraving, as on calling cards, by dusting the freshly printed surface with a resinous powder which, when heated, fuses with the ink to form a raised surface
Origin: thermo- plush -graphy
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noun pl. ther·mog·ra·phies
- A process for producing raised lettering, as on stationery or calling cards, by application of a powder that is fused by heat to the fresh ink.
- A diagnostic technique in which an infrared camera is used to measure temperature variations on the surface of the body, producing images that reveal sites of abnormal tissue growth.
- therˌmo·graphˈic adjective
- therˌmo·graphˈi·cal·ly adverb
thermography - Medical Definition