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angiogram

 [an´je-o-gram″]
a radiograph of a blood vessel.

an·gi·o·gram

(an'jē-ō-gram),
Radiograph obtained by angiography.
[angio- + G. gramma, a writing]

angiogram

(ăn′jē-ə-grăm′)
n.
An x-ray of one or more blood vessels following the injection of a radiopaque substance.

angiogram

[an′jē·əgram]
Etymology: Gk, angeion, vessel, gramma, writing
a radiographic image of a blood vessel after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. See also arteriogram, phlebogram.

angiogram

Interventional cardiology A film or digital image of a radioconstrast-filled blood vessel

an·gi·o·gram

(an'jē-ō-gram)
Radiograph obtained by angiography.
[angio- + G. gramma, a writing]

Angiogram

An angiogram uses a radiopaque substance, or dye, to make the blood vessels or arteries visible under x ray.

angiogram 

The photographic image obtained in fluorescein angiography.

angiogram

a radiograph of a blood vessel.
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