angiography

noun

an·​gi·​og·​ra·​phy ˌan-jē-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce angiography (audio)
: the radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance
angiographic adjective
angiographically adverb

Examples of angiography in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The treatment was guided by a medical imaging technique called indocyanine green angiography (ICGA). William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Coronary angiography, or angiogram: A healthcare provider will administer a dye through your blood vessels. Donna Blass, Health, 4 Aug. 2023 X-ray angiography can show even very small blood vessels in the hand. Discover Magazine, 29 June 2010 In the hospital’s angiography suite, a neuroradiologist, guided by X-ray imaging, pierced Walterson’s femoral artery at the top of his inner thigh and threaded a microcatheter through his body, northbound to the brain. Eva Holland, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2023 Vitamin A levels and the results of magnetic resonance angiography, echocardiography, and a thrombophilia screening were also normal. Seriously Science, Discover Magazine, 8 Feb. 2017 Volume-rendering software was paired with CT angiography to discern an abnormal widening in the aorta (the large pink vessel running from the top of the image, surrounding the heart, to the lower parts of the body) close to the heart. Discover Magazine, 29 June 2010 Biplane angiography involves two angiograms — X-rays of the blood vessels after injecting a chemical fluid — taken at two different angles. Ed Stannard, Hartford Courant, 31 Aug. 2022 Not long after, the doctor changed his prognosis after viewing the angiography. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, 9 July 2021 See More

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Word History

Etymology

angio- + -graphy

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angiography was in 1930

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“Angiography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angiography. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

angiography

noun
an·​gi·​og·​ra·​phy
-fē
plural angiographies
: the radiographic visualization of the blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance
angiographic adjective
angiographically adverb

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