n. process of creating X-ray photographs of the pelvic organs after injecting radiopaque dye

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  • pyelography — [pī΄ə läg′rə fē] n. [< Gr pyelos, basin (see PYELITIS) + GRAPHY] the taking of X ray pictures of the kidney and ureter after they have been filled with some radiopaque solution …   English World dictionary

  • pyelography — n. X ray examination of the pelvis of the kidney using radiopaque contrast material. Anterograde pyelography is performed by puncturing the renal pelvis directly with a needle through the skin and injecting contrast material. Intravenous… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pyelography — Radiologic study of the kidney, ureters, and usually the bladder, performed with the aid of a contrast agent injected either intravenously, or directly through a ureteral or nephrostomy catheter, or percutaneously. SYN: pelviureterography, pyelou …   Medical dictionary

  • pyelography — noun roentgenography of the kidney and ureters (usually after injection with a radiopaque dye) • Hypernyms: ↑roentgenography, ↑X ray photography • Hyponyms: ↑intravenous pyelography, ↑IVP …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyelography — pyelographic /puy euh leuh graf ik, puy el euh /, adj. /puy euh log reuh fee/, n. the science or technique of making photographs of the kidneys, renal pelves, and ureters by means of x rays, after the injection of an opaque solution or of a… …   Universalium

  • pyelography — noun radiography of the kidney, ureter and bladder following injection of a radiopaque substance …   Wiktionary

  • pyelography — py·elog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • pyelography — py•e•log•ra•phy [[t]ˌpaɪ əˈlɒg rə fi[/t]] n. med the science or technique of x raying the kidneys, renal pelves, and ureters after administering a contrast solution • Etymology: 1905–10 py e•lo•graph′ic ləˈgræf ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • pyelography — /paɪəˈlɒgrəfi/ (say puyuh logruhfee) noun the art of making photographs of the kidneys and ureter by means of X rays, after the injection of an opaque solution or of a radiopaque dye. –pyelographic /paɪələˈgræfɪk/ (say puyuhluh grafik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • pyelography by elimination — excretion pyelography intravenous p …   Medical dictionary

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