lymphangiography


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lym·phan·gi·og·ra·phy

 (lĭm-făn′jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. lym·phan·gi·og·ra·phies
Examination of the lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels following the injection of a radiopaque substance. Also called lymphography.

lym·phan′gi·o·gram′ (-ə-grăm′) n.

lym•phan•gi•og•ra•phy

(lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi)

n.
x-ray visualization of lymph vessels and nodes following injection of a contrast medium.
Also called lymphography.
[1940–45; lymph- + angio- + -graphy]
lym•phan′gi•o•gram` (-əˌgræm) n.
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Noun1.lymphangiography - roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces a lymphangiogram
angiography - roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram
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