X-ray photography

Definitions of X-ray photography
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n radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram

Synonyms:
roentgenography
Types:
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angiography
roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram
arthrography
roentgenographic examination of a joint after injection of radiopaque contrast medium; produces an arthrogram
cholangiography
roentgenographic examination of the bile ducts after a contrast medium has been injected
encephalography
roentgenography of the brain after spinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (usually oxygen); produces an encephalogram
myelography
roentgenography of the spinal cord to detect possible lesions (usually after injection of a contrast medium into the subarachnoid space)
pyelography
roentgenography of the kidney and ureters (usually after injection with a radiopaque dye)
lymphangiography, lymphography
roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces a lymphangiogram
arteriography
roentgenographic examination of arteries
venography
roentgenographic examination of veins
IVP, intravenous pyelography
performing pyelography with intravenous injection of a contrast medium
Type of:
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique
a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
radiography
photography that uses other kinds of radiation than visible light

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