thermoplacentography


thermoplacentography
Obsolete method for determination of placental position by detection of infrared rays from the large amounts of blood flowing through the placenta. [thermo- + L. placenta, placenta, + G. grapho, to write]

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ther·mo·plac·en·tog·ra·phy (thur″mo-plas″ən-togґrə-fe) the use of thermography for determining the site of placental attachment.

Medical dictionary. 2011.