Myelogram
: An x-ray of the spinal cord and the bones of the spine. During a myelogram, a contrast material that is injected into the spinal canal is used to visualize the structures of the spinal cord and nerve roots.
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Radiographic contrast study of the spinal subarachnoid space and its contents.
- cervical m. contrast medium introduced directly into the cervical subarachnoid space, or moved with the help of gravity from the lumbar region, to outline the cervical cord and nerve roots.

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my·e·lo·gram 'mī-ə-lə-.gram n
1) a differential study of the cellular elements present in bone marrow usu. made on material obtained by sternal biopsy
2) a radiograph of the spinal cord made by myelography

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my·elo·gram (miґə-lo-gram) 1. a radiograph of the spinal cord. 2. a graphic representation of the differential count of cells found in a stained preparation of bone marrow.

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  • myelogram — [mī′ə lō gram΄] n. [ MYELO + GRAM] an X ray of the spinal cord, taken after the injection of a substance that will show contrast on a photograph myelography [mī′əläg′rə fē] n …   English World dictionary

  • myelogram — /muy euh leuh gram /, n. Med. an x ray photograph of the spinal cord, following administration of a radiopaque substance into the spinal subarachnoid space. [1935 40; MYELO + GRAM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • myelogram — n. X ray of the spinal cord; graph of the blood cell count in the bone marrow (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myelogram — my·e·lo·gram …   English syllables

  • myelogram — my•e•lo•gram [[t]ˈmaɪ ə ləˌgræm[/t]] n. med an x ray photograph of the spinal cord, following administration of a radiopaque substance • Etymology: 1935–40 my e•log′ra•phy ˈlɒg rə fi n …   From formal English to slang

  • myelogram — /ˈmaɪəloʊgræm/ (say muyuhlohgram) noun an X ray used to detect abnormalities in the spinal canal, performed after the injection of a radiopaque dye into the space surrounding the spinal cord. –myelography /maɪˈlɒgrəfi/ (say muy logruhfee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • myelogram — An x ray of the spinal cord after an injection of dye into the space between the lining of the spinal cord and brain …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • myelogram — noun X ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space • Hypernyms: ↑roentgenogram, ↑X ray, ↑X ray, ↑X ray picture, ↑X ray photograph …   Useful english dictionary

  • MYEL — myelogram …   Medical dictionary

  • MYEL — • myelogram …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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