- : A series of special x-rays of the kidneys. The x-rays are taken from different angles. They show the kidneys clearly, without the shadows of the organs around them.
* * *A tomographic examination of the kidneys following the intravenous administration of contrast material for the purpose of improving demonstration of renal parenchymal abnormalities. [nephro- + G. tomos, a cutting + gramma, a writing]
* * *neph·ro·to·mo·gram .nef-rō-'tō-mə-.gram n a radiograph made by nephrotomography
* * *neph·ro·to·mo·gram (nef″ro-toґmo-gram) the sectional radiograph of the kidney obtained by nephrotomography.
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