lymphangiography
noun Date: circa 1941 X-ray depiction of lymph vessels and nodes after use of a radiopaque material — called also lymphographylymphangiogram nounlymphangiographic adjective

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  • Lymphangiography — is a radiographic procedure for imaging the lymphatic system. Lymph nodes and lymph vessels are visualised after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium.References* [http://radiographics.rsnajnls.org/cgi/content/full/23/6/1541 Full text] …   Wikipedia

  • lymphangiography — [lim fan΄jē äg′rə fē] n. the process of making X ray pictures of lymph vessels and lymph nodes after first injecting a radiopaque substance lymphangiographic [lim fan΄jē ə graf′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • lymphangiography — lymphangiogram /lim fan jee euh gram /, n. /lim fan jee og reuh fee/, n. x ray visualization of lymph vessels and nodes following injection of a contrast medium. Also called lymphography. [1940 45; LYMPHANGI + O + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • lymphangiography — noun A radiographic procedure for imaging the lymphatic system …   Wiktionary

  • lymphangiography — Radiographic demonstration of lymphatics and lymph node s following the injection of a contrast medium; lymphography. [lymphangio + G. grapho, to write] * * * lymph·an·gi·og·ra·phy .lim .fan jē äg rə fē n, pl phies X ray depiction of lymphatic… …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphangiography — lym·phan·gi·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • lymphangiography — lymphography; n. X ray examination of the lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes after a contrast medium has been injected into them (see angiography). Its main uses are in the investigation of the extent and spread of cancer of the lymphatic system… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lymphangiography — lym•phan•gi•og•ra•phy [[t]lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi[/t]] n. med x ray visualization of lymph vessels and nodes following injection of a contrast medium Also called lymphography Etymology: 1940–45; lymph +angio + graphy lym•phan′gi•o•gram əˌgræm n …   From formal English to slang

  • lymphangiography — An x ray study of the lymphatic system. A dye is injected into a lymphatic vessel and travels throughout the lymphatic system. The dye outlines the lymphatic vessels and organs on the x ray …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • lymphangiography — noun roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces a lymphangiogram • Syn: ↑lymphography • Hypernyms: ↑angiography …   Useful english dictionary

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