- n.imaging of arteries (see angiography). The major roles of arteriography are to demonstrate the site and extent of atheroma, especially in the coronary arteries (see coronary angiography) and leg arteries (peripheral arteriography), and to demonstrate the anatomy of aneurysms within the skull (carotid and vertebral arteriography).
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Arteriography — Ar*te ri*og ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? + graphy.] A systematic description of the arteries. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
arteriography — [är tir΄ē ä′grə fē] n. [ ARTERIO + GRAPHY] X ray examination of arteries after injection of radiopaque dyes … English World dictionary
arteriography — Demonstration of an artery or arteries by x ray imaging after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. [arterio + G. grapho, to write] bronchial a. radiography of bronchial arteries by selective injection of the … Medical dictionary
arteriography — noun (plural phies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1929 the radiographic visualization of an artery after injection of a radiopaque substance • arteriographic adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
arteriography — arteriographic /ahr tear ee euh graf ik/, adj. /ahr tear ee og reuh fee/, n., pl. arteriographies. Med. x ray examination of an artery or arteries following injection of a radiopaque substance. Cf. angiography. [1835 45; ARTERIO + GRAPHY] * * * … Universalium
arteriography — noun radiography of an artery Syn: angiography … Wiktionary
arteriography — [α:ˌtɪərɪ ɒgrəfi] noun Medicine radiography of an artery, carried out after injection of a radiopaque substance … English new terms dictionary
arteriography — ar·te·ri·og·ra·phy … English syllables
arteriography — ar•te•ri•og•ra•phy [[t]ɑrˌtɪər iˈɒg rə fi[/t]] n. pl. phies med x ray examination of an artery or arteries following injection of a radiopaque substance Compare angiocardiography • Etymology: 1835–45 ar•te ri•o•graph′ic əˈgræf ɪk adj … From formal English to slang
arteriography — A procedure to x ray arteries. The arteries can be seen because of an injection of a dye that outlines the vessels on an x ray … English dictionary of cancer terms