arteriography
Demonstration of an artery or arteries by x-ray imaging after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. [arterio- + G. grapho, to write]
- bronchial a. radiography of bronchial arteries by selective injection of the intercostal arteries from which they arise.
- cerebral a. SYN: cerebral angiography.

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ar·te·ri·og·ra·phy är-.tir-ē-'äg-rə-fē n, pl -phies the radiographic visualization of an artery after injection of a radiopaque substance
ar·te·rio·graph·ic -ē-ə-'graf-ik adj
ar·te·rio·graph·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

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n.
imaging of arteries (see angiography). The major roles of arteriography are to demonstrate the site and extent of atheroma, especially in the coronary arteries (see coronary angiography) and leg arteries (peripheral arteriography), and to demonstrate the anatomy of aneurysms within the skull (carotid and vertebral arteriography).

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ar·te·ri·og·ra·phy (ahr″tēr-e-ogґrə-fe) [arterio- + -graphy] angiography of arteries.

Arteriography of the right common carotid artery and its bifurcation into internal and external carotid arteries, shown in an anteroposterior (AP) projection.


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  • Arteriography — Ar*te ri*og ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? + graphy.] A systematic description of the arteries. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arteriography — [är tir΄ē ä′grə fē] n. [ ARTERIO + GRAPHY] X ray examination of arteries after injection of radiopaque dyes …   English World dictionary

  • arteriography — n. imaging of arteries (see angiography). The major roles of arteriography are to demonstrate the site and extent of atheroma, especially in the coronary arteries (see coronary angiography) and leg arteries (peripheral arteriography), and to… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • arteriography — noun (plural phies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1929 the radiographic visualization of an artery after injection of a radiopaque substance • arteriographic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arteriography — arteriographic /ahr tear ee euh graf ik/, adj. /ahr tear ee og reuh fee/, n., pl. arteriographies. Med. x ray examination of an artery or arteries following injection of a radiopaque substance. Cf. angiography. [1835 45; ARTERIO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • arteriography — noun radiography of an artery Syn: angiography …   Wiktionary

  • arteriography — [α:ˌtɪərɪ ɒgrəfi] noun Medicine radiography of an artery, carried out after injection of a radiopaque substance …   English new terms dictionary

  • arteriography — ar·te·ri·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • arteriography — ar•te•ri•og•ra•phy [[t]ɑrˌtɪər iˈɒg rə fi[/t]] n. pl. phies med x ray examination of an artery or arteries following injection of a radiopaque substance Compare angiocardiography • Etymology: 1835–45 ar•te ri•o•graph′ic əˈgræf ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • arteriography — A procedure to x ray arteries. The arteries can be seen because of an injection of a dye that outlines the vessels on an x ray …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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