arteriography

[ ahr-teer-ee-og-ruh-fee ]
/ ɑrˌtɪər iˈɒg rə fi /

noun, plural ar·te·ri·og·ra·phies. Medicine/Medical.

x-ray examination of an artery or arteries following injection of a radiopaque substance.

Nearby words

  1. arteries,
  2. arterio-,
  3. arterioatony,
  4. arteriocapillary,
  5. arteriogram,
  6. arteriola,
  7. arteriolae rectae,
  8. arteriolar nephrosclerosis,
  9. arteriole,
  10. arteriolith

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

arteriography

/ (ɑːˌtɪərɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

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

arteriography

[ är-tîr′ē-ŏgrə-fē ]

n.

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


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