pneumoperitoneography

pneumoperitoneography

(nū-mŏ-pĕr-ĭ-tō″nē-ŏ′gră-fē)
An obsolete term for radiographical examination of the peritoneum and internal organs after introduction of sterile air into the peritoneal cavity.

pneumoperitoneography

a radiograph taken of the abdomen after the intraperitoneal infusion of air or carbon dioxide to give better contrast.