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myelogram

 [mi´ĕ-lo-gram]
1. the film produced by myelography.
2. a graphic representation of the differential count of cells found in a stained representation of bone marrow.

my·e·lo·gram

(mī'ĕ-lō-gram),
Radiographic contrast study of the spinal subarachnoid space and its contents.

myelogram

(mī′ə-lə-grăm′)
n.
An x-ray of the spinal cord after injection of air or a radiopaque substance into the subarachnoid space.

my′e·log′ra·phy (-lŏg′rə-fē) n.

myelogram

[mī′əlōgram′]
1 an x-ray film taken after the injection of a radiopaque medium into the subarachnoid space to demonstrate any distortions of the spinal cord, spinal nerve roots, and subarachnoid space.
2 a graphic representation of a count of the different kinds of cells in a stained preparation of bone marrow.

my·e·lo·gram

(mī'ĕ-lō-gram)
Radiographic contrast study of the spinal subarachnoid space and its contents.

Myelogram

A myelogram is an x ray exam of the spinal cord, nerves and other tissues within the spinal cord that are highlighted by injected contrast dye.

myelogram

1. the film produced by myelography.
2. a graphic representation of the differential count of cells found in a stained representation of bone marrow.
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