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n. Abbr. IVP
1. An x-ray of the renal pelvises and the urinary tract made with a radiopaque contrast medium that is injected intravenously and excreted by the kidneys.
2. The procedure by which such an x-ray is generated.
intravenous pyelography n.
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(IVP) A diagnostic method of examining the urinary system using X-rays and an opaque solution injected into the veins to produce images called pyelograms.
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|Noun||1.||intravenous pyelography - performing pyelography with intravenous injection of a contrast medium|
pyelography - roentgenography of the kidney and ureters (usually after injection with a radiopaque dye)
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