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aortography

[ey-awr-tog-ruh-fee] /ˌeɪ ɔrˈtɒg rə fi/
noun, plural aortographies.
1.
x-ray examination of the aorta following injection of radiopaque dye.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; aort(a) + -o- + -graphy
Related forms
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[ey-awr-tuh-graf-ik] /eɪˌɔr təˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • Thoracic aortography is widely accepted as the gold standard for evaluating patients with suspected aortic injury.
aortography in Medicine

aortography a·or·tog·ra·phy (ā'ôr-tŏg'rə-fē)
n.
The radiographic visualization of the aorta and its branches by injection of a radiopaque substance.

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