X-ray study of the kidney especially showing the pelvis (urine-collecting basin) of the kidney and the ureter.
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A radiograph or series of radiographs of the renal pelvis and ureter, following injection of contrast medium.

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py·elo·gram 'pī-(ə-)lə-.gram n a radiograph made by pyelography

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py·elo·gram (piґə-lo-gram) [pyelo- + -gram] a radiograph of the kidney and ureter, especially one showing the renal pelvis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Pyelogram — can refer to: * Intravenous pyelogram * Retrograde pyelogram …   Wikipedia

  • pyelogram — [pī′ə lə gram΄] n. an X ray picture taken by pyelography …   English World dictionary

  • pyelogram — noun an X ray of the kidneys and ureters • Hypernyms: ↑roentgenogram, ↑X ray, ↑X ray, ↑X ray picture, ↑X ray photograph • Hyponyms: ↑intravenous pyelogram, ↑IVP * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyelogram — /puy euh leuh gram , puy el euh /, n. an x ray produced by pyelography. Also, pyelograph /puy euh leuh graf , grahf , puy el euh /. [1920 25; PYELO + GRAM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pyelogram — n. X ray photograph of the pelvic organs taken after injecting a radiopaque dye …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pyelogram — py·elo·gram …   English syllables

  • pyelogram — n.; see pyelography …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pyelogram — py•e•lo•gram [[t]ˈpaɪ ə ləˌgræm, paɪˈɛl ə [/t]] also py•e•lo•graph [[t] ˌgræf, ˌgrɑf[/t]] n. med an x ray produced by pyelography • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • pyelogram — /ˈpaɪələgræm/ (say puyuhluhgram) noun an X ray produced by pyelography. Also, pyelograph /ˈpaɪələgræf/ (say puyuhluhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) …   Australian English dictionary

  • pyelogram — An X ray picture taken with the use of an injected solution necessary to make a picture. Klein v Yellow Cab Co. (DC Ohio) 7 FRD 169 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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