pyelography

noun
py·​elog·​ra·​phy | \ ˌpī-ə-ˈläg-rə-fē How to pronounce pyelography (audio) \
plural pyelographies

Medical Definition of pyelography

: radiographic visualization of the renal pelvis of a kidney after injection of a radiopaque substance through the ureter or into a vein — see retrograde pyelography

Other Words from pyelography

pyelographic \ ˌpī-​(ə-​)lə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce pyelographic (audio) \ adjective

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“Pyelography.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyelography. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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