venography

[vee-nog-ruh-fee]
noun
x-ray examination of a vein or veins following injection of a radiopaque substance.
Also called phlebography.


Origin:
1925–30; veno- + -graphy

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venography (vɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
Also called: phlebography radiography of veins after injection of a contrast medium

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venography ve·nog·ra·phy (vĭ-nŏg'rə-fē)
n.

  1. Radiography of veins or a vein after injection of a radiopaque substance.

  2. See phlebography.

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Example sentences
Lower extremity venography is a test used to see the veins in the leg.
Duplex ultrasound is a less invasive option to arteriography and venography.
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