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Related to angiography: Cerebral angiography, Angiography of heart

an·gi·og·ra·phy

 (ăn′jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
Radiographic visualization of the blood vessels following the injection of a radiopaque substance.

an′gi·o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk) adj.

angiography

(ˌændʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) a method of obtaining an X-ray of blood vessels by injecting into them a substance, such as one containing iodine, that shows up as opaque on an X-ray picture

an•gi•og•ra•phy

(ˌæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi)

n., pl. -phies.
1. x-ray examination of blood vessels or lymphatics following injection of a radiopaque substance.
[< French angiographie (1933); see angio-, -graphy]
an`gi•o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.

angiography

the scientific description of blood vessels. — angiographic, angiographical, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels

angiography

A diagnostic method of viewing the blood vessels after injecting a substance that is opaque to X-rays.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angiography - roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast mediumangiography - roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
lymphangiography, lymphography - roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces a lymphangiogram
Translations
angiografie

angiography

n (Med) → Angiographie f

an·gi·og·ra·phy

n. angiografía, proceso de obtener una radiografía de los vasos sanguíneos haciendo resaltar su contorno.

angiography

n angiografía, arteriografía (técnica); computed tomographic — angiografía por tomografía computarizada
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