pyelography

[pahy-uh-log-ruh-fee]
noun
the science or technique of making photographs of the kidneys, renal pelves, and ureters by means of x-rays, after the injection of an opaque solution or of a radiopaque dye.

Origin:
1905–10; pyelo- + -graphy

pyelographic [pahy-uh-luh-graf-ik, pahy-el-uh-] , adjective
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pyelography (ˌpaɪəˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
med Also called: urography the branch of radiology concerned with examination of the kidney and associated structures by means of an X-ray picture called a pyelogram
 
pyelographic
 
adj

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pyelography py·e·log·ra·phy (pī'ə-lŏg'rə-fē)
n.
X-ray photography of the pelvis of the kidney and associated structures after injection with a radiopaque dye. Also called pyeloureterography, ureteropyelography.

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Retrograde pyelogram is useful if intravenous pyelography is inadequate due to nonvisualized kidney.
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