cholangiography
noun Date: 1936 radiographic visualization of the bile ducts after injection of a radiopaque substancecholangiographic adjectivecholangiogram noun

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  • Cholangiography — Intervention ICD 9 CM 87.5 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • cholangiography — Radiographic examination of the bile ducts with contrast medium. [chol + G. angeion, vessel, + grapho, to write] cystic duct c. radiography of the biliary system after introduction of contras …   Medical dictionary

  • cholangiography — n. imaging of the bile ducts in order to demonstrate anatomical abnormalities, generalized diseases of the bile ducts, the presence of stones, or the site and nature of local blockages. It may be combined with imaging of the pancreatic duct… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cholangiography — /keuh lan jee og reuh fee, koh /, n. x ray examination of the bile ducts using a radiopaque contrast medium. [1935 40; CHOL + ANGIO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cholangiography — [ˌkɒlandʒɪ ɒgrəfi] noun Medicine X ray examination of the bile ducts, used to locate and identify an obstruction. Derivatives cholangiogram noun Origin 1930s: coined in Sp. from Gk khole bile + angeion vessel + graphia (see graphy) …   English new terms dictionary

  • cholangiography — chol·an·gi·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • cholangiography — cho•lan•gi•og•ra•phy [[t]kəˌlæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi, koʊ [/t]] n. med x ray examination of the bile ducts using a radiopaque contrast medium • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • cholangiography — n. Med. X ray examination of the bile ducts, used to find the site and nature of any obstruction. Etymology: CHOLE + Gk aggeion vessel + GRAPHY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cholangiography, percutaneous transhepatic (PTC) — A test of the bile duct system done by inserting a thin needle through the skin and into the liver (on the right side of the patient s abdomen). Dye is injected through the needle into the bile duct in the liver so that blockages of the bile duct …   Medical dictionary

  • operative cholangiography — cholangiography performed during a surgical procedure on the gallbladder …   Medical dictionary

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