arthrography
Act of making an arthrogram. [arthro- + G. grapho, to describe]

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ar·throg·ra·phy är-'thräg-rə-fē n, pl -phies the radiographic visualization of a joint (as the hip or shoulder) after the injection of a radiopaque substance
ar·thro·graph·ic .är-thrə-'graf-ik adj

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n.
an X-ray imaging technique for examining joints. A contrast medium (either radiolucent gas or a radiopaque material) is injected into the joint space, outlining its contents and extent accurately. Arthrography has now largely been replaced by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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ar·throg·ra·phy (ahr-throgґrə-fe) [arthro- + -graphy] radiography of a joint after injection of opaque contrast material.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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