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angiography

[an-jee-og-ruh-fee] /ˌæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
x-ray examination of blood vessels or lymphatics following injection of a radiopaque substance.
Origin of angiography
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; angio- + -graphy
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[an-jee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌæn dʒi əˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for angiography

angiography

/ˌændʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
a method of obtaining an X-ray of blood vessels by injecting into them a substance, such as one containing iodine, that shows up as opaque on an X-ray picture
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Word Origin and History for angiography
n.

1731, from angio- + -graphy.

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angiography in Medicine

angiography an·gi·og·ra·phy (ān'jē-ŏg'rə-fē)
n.
Examination of the blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.


an'gi·o·graph'ic (-ə-grāf'ĭk) adj.
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angiography in Science
angiography
  (ān'jē-ŏg'rə-fē)   
Examination of the blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.
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