Origin of aortography

First recorded in 1930–35; aort(a) + -o- + -graphy
Related formsa·or·to·graph·ic [ey-awr-tuh-graf-ik] /eɪˌɔr təˈgræf ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

aortography in Medicine


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