placentography

placentography

 [plas″en-tog´rah-fe]
radiological visualization of the placenta after injection of a contrast medium.

placentography

/pla·cen·tog·ra·phy/ (-tog´rah-fe) radiological visualization of the placenta after injection of a contrast medium.

placentography

A radiological imaging technique in which the placenta is evaluated after injection of radiopaque materials. The procedure may be useful, but carries major disadvantages in terms of exposure of the foetus to radiation; it is therefore not used in the working medical practice.

placentography

radiological visualization of the placenta after injection of a contrast medium.