x-ray examination of a vein or veins following injection of a radiopaque substance.

Origin of venography

First recorded in 1925–30; veno- + -graphy
Also called phlebography. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for venography


noun med

radiography of veins after injection of a contrast mediumAlso called: phlebography
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Medicine definitions for venography




Radiography of veins or a vein after injection of a radiopaque substance.
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