[noo-moh-en-sef-uh-log-ruh-fee, nyoo-]

Origin of pneumoencephalography

1930–35; pneumo- + encephalography Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

pneumoencephalography in Medicine


  1. Radiographic visualization of the cerebral ventricles and subarachnoid spaces after the injection of air or gas.
Related formspneu′mo•en•cepha•lo•gram′ (-ə-lə-grăm′, -ə-lō-) n.
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