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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Nefrotomografía

Nephrotomogram (nef-ro-TOE-mo-gram)
A series of x-rays of the kidneys. The x-rays are taken from different angles and show the kidneys clearly, without the shadows of the organs around them.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.