mammograph etymology

English word mammograph comes from English -graph, English mammo-

Detailed word origin of mammograph

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-graph English (eng) (by analogy) that draws or shows. (metonymic) that is drawn or shown. (metonymic) that is written. A group of letters of a specified number.. That writes.
mammo- English (eng) (biology, medicine) relating to the mammary organs (mammary glands, breasts, udders, and dugs).
mammograph English (eng) A machine for taking X-ray pictures of the breasts (mammaries). A mammogram; a picture taken with such a device.

Words with the same origin as mammograph

Descendants of -graph
autograph photo photography polygraph
Descendants of mammo-
mammogenesis mammogram mammoplasty mammopoiesis mammose mammosity mammotomy mammotroph