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X-ray examination of the bile ducts after the administration of a radiopaque contrast medium.

cho·lan′gi·o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk) adj.


(Medicine) radiographic examination of the bile ducts after the introduction into them of a contrast medium


(kəˌlæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi, koʊ-)

x-ray examination of the bile ducts using a radiopaque contrast medium.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cholangiography - roentgenographic examination of the bile ducts after a contrast medium has been injected
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram


n. colangiografía, rayos-x de las vías biliares.


n colangiografía (técnica); percutaneous transhepatic — colangiografía transhepática percutánea
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