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venography

[vee-nog-ruh-fee] /viˈnɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
x-ray examination of a vein or veins following injection of a radiopaque substance.
Also called phlebography.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; veno- + -graphy
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Examples from the web for venography
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for venography

venography

/vɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ/
noun (med)
1.
radiography of veins after injection of a contrast medium Also called phlebography
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venography in Medicine

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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