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X-ray photography

Definitions of X-ray photography
  1. noun
    radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
    synonyms: roentgenography
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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    roentgenography of the brain after spinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (usually oxygen); produces an encephalogram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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