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myelography

[mahy-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ˌmaɪ əˈlɒg rə fi/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
the production of myelograms.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; myelo- + -graphy
Related forms
myelographic
[mahy-uh-luh-graf-ik] /ˌmaɪ ə ləˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
myelographically, adverb
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Encyclopedia Article for myelography

medical procedure for examining the spinal cord by means of X rays. It is especially useful in diagnosing spinal abscesses and tumours and dislocated intervertebral disks.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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