amniography

amniography

[am-nee-og-ruh-fee]
noun, plural amniographies.
an x-ray examination of the amniotic sac after the injection of an opaque solution, performed to permit visualization of the umbilical cord and the placenta.

Origin:
1965–70; amnio- (as combining form of amnion) + -graphy

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amniography am·ni·og·ra·phy (ām'nē-ŏg'rə-fē)
n.
Radiographic examination of the amnion following its injection with a radiopaque substance.

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