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pyelography

[pahy-uh-log-ruh-fee] /ˌpaɪ əˈlɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
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 of pyelography
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; pyelo- + -graphy
Related forms
pyelographic
[pahy-uh-luh-graf-ik, pahy-el-uh-] /ˌpaɪ ə ləˈgræf ɪk, paɪˌɛl ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pyelography

pyelography

/ˌpaɪəˈlɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
(med) the branch of radiology concerned with examination of the kidney and associated structures by means of an X-ray picture called a pyelogram ˈpaɪələʊˌɡræm Also called urography
Derived Forms
pyelographic (ˌpaɪələʊˈɡræfɪk) adjective
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pyelography in Medicine

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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