venography
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1935 radiography of a vein after injection of an opaque substance

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  • Venography — (also called phlebography) is a procedure in which an x ray of the veins, a venogram, is taken after a special dye is injected into the bone marrow or veins. It is the Gold standard for diagnosing acute deep venous thrombosis although its use has …   Wikipedia

  • venography — Radiographic demonstration of a vein, after the injection of contrast medium. SYN: phlebography (2). [veno + G. grapho, to write] splenic portal v. SYN: splenoportography. transosseous v. radiographic demonstration of veins that drain a bone s… …   Medical dictionary

  • venography — phlebography; n. imaging of the anatomy of veins in a particular region of the body. Traditionally a radiopaque contrast medium is injected into a vein and X ray photographs (venograms) taken as the medium flows towards the heart. Damage,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • venography — /vee nog reuh fee/, n. x ray examination of a vein or veins following injection of a radiopaque substance. Also called phlebography. [1925 30; VENO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • venography — noun A diagnostic procedure in which an X ray of the veins, a venogram, is taken after a special dye is injected into the bone marrow or veins. Syn: phlebography …   Wiktionary

  • venography — n. (Medicine) phlebography, method for examining a vein in which a radiopaque material in injected into the vein and a conventional x ray image of the area is taken (used to detect blockages) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • venography — ve·nog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • venography — ve•nog•ra•phy [[t]viˈnɒg rə fi[/t]] n. med x ray examination of a vein or veins following injection of a radiopaque substance • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • venography — /vɛˈnɒgrəfi/ (say ve nogruhfee) noun a medical procedure in which X ray images of veins are produced following injection of a radiopaque substance, to assist in diagnosis. {veno + graphy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • venography — A procedure in which an x ray of the veins is taken after a special dye is injected into the bone marrow or veins …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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