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noun, plural ar·te·ri·og·ra·phies. Medicine/Medical.
  1. x-ray examination of an artery or arteries following injection of a radiopaque substance.
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Compare angiography.

Origin of arteriography

First recorded in 1835–45; arterio- + -graphy
Related formsar·te·ri·o·graph·ic [ahr-teer-ee-uh-graf-ik] /ɑrˌtɪər i əˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arteriography


  1. the X-ray examination of an artery or arterial system after injection of a contrast medium into the bloodstream
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arteriography in Medicine


  1. Examination of the arteries using x-rays following injection of a radiopaque substance.
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Related formsar•teri•o•gram′ (-ə-grăm′) n.ar•te′ri•o•graphic (-ə-grăfĭk) adj.
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