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(Medicine) a technique for examining the lymph nodes using X-rays


(lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi)

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.


a description of the origin and function of the lymphatic system.
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Noun1.lymphography - 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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