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aortography

 [a″or-tog´rah-fe]
radiography of the aorta after introduction into it of a contrast material.

a·or·tog·ra·phy

(ā'ōr-tog'ră-fē),
1. Radiographic imaging of the aorta and its branches, or a portion of the aorta, by injection of contrast medium.
2. Imaging of the aorta by ultrasound or magnetic resonance.
[aorta + G. graphō, to write]

aortography

/aor·tog·ra·phy/ (a″or-tog´rah-fe) radiography of the aorta after introduction into it of a contrast material.

aortography

(ā′ôr-tŏg′rə-fē)
n.
Examination of the aorta using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.

a·or′to·graph′ic (-tə-grăf′ĭk) adj.

aortography

[ā·ôrtog′rəfē]
Etymology: Gk, aerein + graphein, to record
a radiographic process in which the aorta and its branches are injected with any of various contrast media for visualization. aortographic, adj.

a·or·tog·ra·phy

(ā-ōr-tog'ră-fē)
1. A radiographic study of the aorta and its branches by injection of a radiopaque contrast medium and a rapid sequence of images to demonstrate blood flow.
2. Imaging of the aorta by ultrasound or magnetic resonance.
[aorta + G. graphō, to write]

aortography

X-ray examination of the AORTA after injection of a radio-opaque contrast medium into the bloodstream.

aortography

radiography of the aorta after introduction into it of a contrast material.