hys·​ter·​o·​sal·​pin·​go·​gram | \ ˌhi-stə-rō-ˌsal-ˈpiŋ-gə-ˌgram How to pronounce hysterosalpingogram (audio) \

Definition of hysterosalpingogram

: a radiograph made by hysterosalpingography

Examples of hysterosalpingogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These include a hysterosalpingogram (HSG), an X-ray that checks to see if your fallopian tubes are open and that the shape of your uterus is normal. Melinda Wenner Moyer, New York Times, "Female Infertility: What to Do and How to Cope," 18 Apr. 2020 Wang uses these techniques to help patients through hysteroscopies (inspections of the uterus), hysterosalpingograms (tests for blocked fallopian tubes), egg retrievals and transfers. Katharine Gammon, New York Times, "The Newest Fertility Accessory: A Wellness Coach," 17 Apr. 2020 Your doctor may also order an X-ray called a hysterosalpingogram (H.S.G.), which helps show whether anything in the reproductive tract is blocking sperm from reaching the egg. Brooke Borel, New York Times, "Your Guide to Fertility and Getting Pregnant," 17 Apr. 2020 Doctors may also order a hysterosalpingogram (known as an HSG), an X-ray test during which dye is injected into the fallopian tubes. Korin Miller, SELF, "Testing Your Fertility Level Goes Way Beyond Counting Eggs," 12 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of hysterosalpingogram

1929, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jan 2021

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“Hysterosalpingogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hysterosalpingogram. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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hys·​ter·​o·​sal·​pin·​go·​gram | \ -ˌsal-ˈpiŋ-gə-ˌgram How to pronounce hysterosalpingogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of hysterosalpingogram

: a radiograph made by hysterosalpingography

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