hys·​ter·​o·​sal·​pin·​go·​gram ˌhi-stə-rō-ˌsal-ˈpiŋ-gə-ˌgram How to pronounce hysterosalpingogram (audio)
: a radiograph made by hysterosalpingography

Examples of hysterosalpingogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The doctor also recommends a hysterosalpingogram (HSG) test to check the health of my uterus and fallopian tubes. refinery29.com, 1 June 2021 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, 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, 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, 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, 12 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hysterosalpingogram was in 1929

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“Hysterosalpingogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hysterosalpingogram. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition


hys·​ter·​o·​sal·​pin·​go·​gram -ˌsal-ˈpiŋ-gə-ˌgram How to pronounce hysterosalpingogram (audio)
: a radiograph made by hysterosalpingography
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