amniography
Radiography of the amniotic sac after the injection of radiopaque, water-soluble solution into the sac, which outlines the umbilical cord, the placenta, and the soft tissues of the fetal body; an obsolete technique. SEE ALSO: fetography. [amnio- + G. grapho, to write]

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am·ni·og·ra·phy .am-nē-'äg-rə-fē n, pl -phies radiographic visualization of the outlines of the uterine cavity, placenta, and fetus after injection of a radiopaque substance into the amnion

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am·ni·og·ra·phy (am″ne-ogґrə-fe) [amnio- + -graphy] radiography of the gravid uterus after injection of opaque media into the amniotic fluid, outlining the amniotic cavity and fetus.

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  • amniography — /am nee og reuh fee/, n., pl. amniographies. an x ray examination of the amniotic sac after the injection of an opaque solution, performed to permit visualization of the umbilical cord and the placenta. [1965 70; amnio (as comb. form of AMNION) + …   Universalium

  • amniography — am·ni·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • amniography — ˌamnēˈägrəfē noun ( es) Etymology: amnio + radiography : radiographic visualization of the outlines of the uterine cavity, placenta, and fetus after injection of a radiopaque substance into the amnion * * * /am nee og reuh fee/, n., pl.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fetography — Radiography of the fetus in utero, using contrast medium; an obsolete technique. Cf.:amniography. [L. fetus + G. grapho, to write] * * * fe·tog·ra·phy (fe togґrə fe) [fetus + graphy] radiography of the fetus in utero …   Medical dictionary

  • amniografie — AMNIOGRAFÍE s. f. radiografie a amniosului cu ajutorul unei substanţe de contrast. (< engl. amniography) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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