hys·​ter·​o·​sal·​pin·​gog·​ra·​phy | \ ˌhi-stə-rō-ˌsal-piŋ-ˈgä-grə-fē How to pronounce hysterosalpingography (audio) \
plural hysterosalpingographies

Definition of hysterosalpingography

: examination of the uterus and fallopian tubes by radiography after injection of an opaque medium

Examples of hysterosalpingography in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet pregnancy rates appeared to be similar for women who completed their post-procedure X-ray called a hysterosalpingography -- but only 66% of women did so, according to the study. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, 13 Mar. 2018 Doctors use hysterosalpingography to see if there are blockages that could be causing fertility problems. Melvin Konner, WSJ, 26 July 2017 That’s why my eye was drawn to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finding that hysterosalpingography cured some cases of infertility. Melvin Konner, WSJ, 26 July 2017 In the end, 1,119 participants trying to have children met the researchers’ criteria, with the women all receiving hysterosalpingography. Melvin Konner, WSJ, 26 July 2017

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First Known Use of hysterosalpingography

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hysterosalpingography

hyster- + Latin salping-, salpinx fallopian tube + English -graphy — more at salpingitis

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“Hysterosalpingography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hysterosalpingography. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for hysterosalpingography


hys·​ter·​o·​sal·​pin·​gog·​ra·​phy | \ -ˌsal-ˌpiŋ-ˈgäg-rə-fē \
plural hysterosalpingographies

Medical Definition of hysterosalpingography

: examination of the uterus and fallopian tubes by radiography after injection of an opaque medium

called also uterosalpingography

More from Merriam-Webster on hysterosalpingography

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about hysterosalpingography


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