angiogram

noun
an·​gio·​gram | \ ˈan-jē-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce angiogram (audio) \

Definition of angiogram

1 : a radiograph made by angiography

Examples of angiogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Without this technology, doctors would need to perform an invasive angiogram to decide whether and how to intervene. Daniel E. Hurtado, Scientific American, "Virtual Patients Could Revolutionize Medicine," 10 Nov. 2020 Like the veins and arteries of a patient highlighted by an angiogram, the money’s crooked pathways illuminated the bloodstream of a corrupt world and the lengths to which its beneficiaries were prepared to go to protect themselves and their gains. Andrew Cockburn, Harper's Magazine, "The Malaysian Job," 27 Apr. 2020 When Metwally mentioned his history and symptoms he was taken to a private room for an exam that revealed an acute myocardial infarction, requiring an angiogram in the catheterization lab, all within 45 minutes. Sam Whiting, SFChronicle.com, "A shelter-in-place side effect: Bay Area people are afraid to go to the hospital," 23 Apr. 2020 Furniss began occupational and physical therapy on Thursday and is scheduled to undergo an angiogram on Monday. Mike Digiovanna, Los Angeles Times, "Olympic swimmer Bruce Furniss recovering in hospital after massive heart attack," 3 Apr. 2020 The others were treated as many people with abnormal stress tests are now: They were taken to cardiac catheterization labs for angiograms. BostonGlobe.com, "The results challenge medical dogma and call into question some of the most common practices in heart care. They are the strongest evidence yet that tens of thousands of costly stent procedures and bypass operations each year are unnecessary or premature for people with stable disease.," 17 Nov. 2019 The others were treated as many people with abnormal stress tests are now: They were taken to cardiac catheterization labs for angiograms. BostonGlobe.com, "The results challenge medical dogma and call into question some of the most common practices in heart care. They are the strongest evidence yet that tens of thousands of costly stent procedures and bypass operations each year are unnecessary or premature for people with stable disease.," 17 Nov. 2019 The others were treated as many people with abnormal stress tests are now: They were taken to cardiac catheterization labs for angiograms. BostonGlobe.com, "The results challenge medical dogma and call into question some of the most common practices in heart care. They are the strongest evidence yet that tens of thousands of costly stent procedures and bypass operations each year are unnecessary or premature for people with stable disease.," 17 Nov. 2019 The others were treated as many people with abnormal stress tests are now: They were taken to cardiac catheterization labs for angiograms. BostonGlobe.com, "The results challenge medical dogma and call into question some of the most common practices in heart care. They are the strongest evidence yet that tens of thousands of costly stent procedures and bypass operations each year are unnecessary or premature for people with stable disease.," 17 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of angiogram

1932, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for angiogram

angio- + -gram

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“Angiogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angiogram. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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angiogram

noun
an·​gio·​gram | \ ˈan-jē-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce angiogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of angiogram

1 : a radiograph made by angiography

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