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bronchography

 [brong-kog´rah-fe]
radiography of the lungs after instillation of an opaque medium in the bronchi.

bron·chog·ra·phy

(brong-kog'ră-fē),
Radiographic examination of the tracheobronchial tree following introduction of a radiopaque material, usually an iodinated compound in a viscous suspension; rarely performed today, having been superseded by high resolution computed tomography.
[broncho- + G. graphē, a drawing]

bronchography

/bron·chog·ra·phy/ (brong-kog´rah-fe) radiography of the lungs after instillation of an opaque medium in the bronchi.bronchograph´ic

bronchography

[brongkog′rəfē]
an x-ray examination of the bronchi after they have been coated with a radiopaque substance.

bron·chog·ra·phy

(brong-kog'ră-fē)
Radiographic visualization of the bronchi using a contrast agent.
[broncho- + G. graphē, a drawing]

bronchography

An X-ray examination in which the branches of the bronchi are made conspicuous by lining them with an inhaled or injected material opaque to X-rays. Bronchography is especially useful in the diagnosis of BRONCHIECTASIS, but is giving way to fibreoptic BRONCHOSCOPY and less invasive methods such as refined CT or MRI scanning.

bronchography

radiography of the lungs after instillation of an opaque medium in the bronchi.
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