nephrogram


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nephrogram

 [nef´ro-gram]
a radiograph of the kidney.

neph·ro·gram

(nef'rō-gram),
1. Radiographic examination of the kidney after the intravenous injection of a water-soluble iodinated contrast material.
2. The diffuse opacification of the renal parenchyma following such injection, an indication of renal blood flow and glomerular filtration. A persistent nephrogram indicates obstruction of kidney drainage.

nephrogram

[nef′rōgram]
a radiograph of the kidney.

neph·ro·gram

(nef'rō-gram)
Radiographic examination of the kidney after the intravenous injection of a water-soluble iodinated contrast material; also, the diffuse opacification of the renal parenchyma following such injection, an indication of renal blood flow and glomerular filtration. A persistent nephrogram indicates obstruction of kidney drainage.

nephrogram

a contrast radiograph of the kidney.
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