angiography

[an-jee-og-ruh-fee]
noun
x-ray examination of blood vessels or lymphatics following injection of a radiopaque substance.

Origin:
1720–30; angio- + -graphy

angiographic [an-jee-uh-graf-ik] , adjective
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angiography (ˌændʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
a method of obtaining an X-ray of blood vessels by injecting into them a substance, such as one containing iodine, that shows up as opaque on an X-ray picture

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angiography
1731, from angio- + -graphy, from Gk. -graphia "description," from graphein "to write" (about).
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angiography an·gi·og·ra·phy (ān'jē-ŏg'rə-fē)
n.
Examination of the blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.


an'gi·o·graph'ic (-ə-grāf'ĭk) adj.
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angiography   (ān'jē-ŏg'rə-fē)  Pronunciation Key 
Examination of the blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.
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Currently, the best way to detect the disease is coronary angiography.
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Renal arteriography is also called renal angiography.
It is may be done at the same time as coronary artery angiography.
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