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aortography

[ ey-awr-tog-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌeɪ ɔrˈtɒg rə fi /
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noun, plural a·or·tog·ra·phies.

x-ray examination of the aorta following injection of radiopaque dye.

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Origin of aortography

First recorded in 1930–35; aort(a) + -o- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM aortography

a·or·to·graph·ic [ey-awr-tuh-graf-ik], /eɪˌɔr təˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for aortography

aortography
[ ā′ôr-tŏgrə-fē ]

n.

The radiographic visualization of the aorta and its branches by injection of a radiopaque substance.
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