roentgenogram

Definitions of roentgenogram
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n a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis

Synonyms:
X ray, X-ray, X-ray photograph, X-ray picture
Types:
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angiocardiogram
a series of X rays representing the action of the heart and its blood vessels after the injection of a radiopaque substance
angiogram
an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance
arteriogram
an X ray of an artery filled with a contrast medium
arthrogram
an X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium
encephalogram, pneumoencephalogram
an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
hysterosalpingogram
X ray of the uterus and Fallopian tubes; usually done in diagnosing infertility (to see if there any blockages)
mammogram
X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast
myelogram
X-ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space
pyelogram
an X ray of the kidneys and ureters
phlebogram, venogram
an X ray of a vein injected with a radiopaque contrast medium
IVP, intravenous pyelogram
X-ray picture of the kidneys and ureters after injection of a radiopaque dye
lymphangiogram
an angiogram of the lymph nodes and lymph vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance
Type of:
radiogram, radiograph, shadowgraph, skiagram, skiagraph
a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)

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