cholangiography

[kuh-lan-jee-og-ruh-fee, koh-]

noun

x-ray examination of the bile ducts using a radiopaque contrast medium.

Nearby words

  1. cholangiocarcinoma,
  2. cholangioenterostomy,
  3. cholangiofibrosis,
  4. cholangiogastrostomy,
  5. cholangiogram,
  6. cholangiole,
  7. cholangiolitic cirrhosis,
  8. cholangiolitic hepatitis,
  9. cholangiolitis,
  10. cholangioma

Origin of cholangiography

First recorded in 1935–40; chol- + angio- + -graphy

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British Dictionary definitions for cholangiography

cholangiography

noun

radiographic examination of the bile ducts after the introduction into them of a contrast medium
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Medicine definitions for cholangiography

cholangiography

[kō-lăn′jē-ŏgrə-fē]

n.

A radiographic examination of the bile ducts following administration of a radiopaque contrast medium.

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