angiography

[an-jee-og-ruh-fee]

noun

x-ray examination of blood vessels or lymphatics following injection of a radiopaque substance.

Nearby words

  1. angiogenesis factor,
  2. angiogenin,
  3. angioglioma,
  4. angiogram,
  5. angiographic,
  6. angiohemophilia,
  7. angiohyalinosis,
  8. angioid,
  9. angioid streak,
  10. angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy

Origin of angiography

First recorded in 1720–30; angio- + -graphy

Related formsan·gi·o·graph·ic [an-jee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌæn dʒi əˈgræf ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for angiography

angiography

noun

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

angiography

n.

1731, from angio- + -graphy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for angiography

angiography

[ăn′jē-ŏgrə-fē]

n.

Examination of the blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.
Related formsan′gi•o•graphic (-ə-grăfĭk) adj.


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Science definitions for angiography

angiography

[ăn′jē-ŏgrə-fē]

Examination of the blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.
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