colonography

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noun co·lo·nog·ra·phy \ˌkō-lə-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of colonography

plural

colonographies

  1. :  noninvasive visualization of the interior of the colon by means of computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging especially to screen for polyps or cancerous growths

1975

First Known Use of colonography

1975


Medical Dictionary

colonography

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noun co·lo·nog·ra·phy \ˌkō-lə-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Medical Definition of colonography

plural

colonographies

  1. :  noninvasive visualization of the interior of the colon by means of computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging; especially :  ct colonography <A colonography, also known as a “virtual colonoscopy,” uses a very high-powered CAT scan to reconstruct what the colon looks like.—Debbie Blank, The Herald Tribune (Batesville, Indiana), 18 Mar. 2011>—called also virtual colonography, virtual colonoscopy


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