angiography


an·gi·og·ra·phy

noun \ˌan-jē-ˈä-grə-fē\

Definition of ANGIOGRAPHY

:  the radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance
an·gio·graph·ic \ˌan-jē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
an·gio·graph·ic·al·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of ANGIOGRAPHY

1933

an·gi·og·ra·phy

noun \-fē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural an·gi·og·ra·phies

Medical Definition of ANGIOGRAPHY

: the radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance
an·gio·graph·ic \ˌan-jē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ adjective
an·gio·graph·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

angiography

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

X-ray examination of arteries and veins with a contrast medium to differentiate them from surrounding organs. The contrast medium is introduced through a catheter to show the blood vessels and the structures they supply, including organs. Angiography of diseased leg, brain, or heart arteries is necessary before corrective surgery. See also angiocardiography.

Variants of ANGIOGRAPHY

angiography or arteriography

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