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radiography of the vertebral column after injection of radiopaque material into an intervertebral disk.


Historically, radiographic demonstration of intervertebral disk by injection of contrast media into the nucleus pulposus.
[disco- + G. graphō, to write]


, discography (dis-kog′ră-fē) [ disk + -graphy]
Use of a contrast medium injected into an intervertebral disk so that it can be examined radiographically.


Diskography may increase the risk of disk degeneration and herniation.
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On 30 June, the session Sound Alliances and Discographical Research was chaired by Andrew Justice.
The discographical information is available in only one view, based on the standard print format.
Album art is provided by Amazon, while biographical and discographical information is taken from Allmusic.
Leeds, a former press officer and tour manager for The James Brown Show, is the world's leading authority on James Brown discographical and historical information.
Schlacks bases discographical information on his own extensive LP collection and those of specialists in the field.
Please see complete sequence and discographical details on the owing page.
As of June 2006, Virtual Gramophone included 13,000 titles and 4,700 audio files, all of which include complete discographical information; additional content appears to have been added in January 2007.
The ten discs of digitally-remastered music will be accompanied by an impressive booklet of scholarly essays, discographical information, and numerous rare photographs.
Rather than a separate discography, relocating the discographical information to the beginning of each album's discussion would perhaps have been more useful.
The CD booklet notes drew their discographical data from the third edition of Robert M.
Included at the back of the book are several informative lists that offer concise compilations of prior discographical work by Jan Lohmann (The Sound of Miles Davis: The Discography.
Meckna has done yeoman's service in gathering and arranging a trove of discographical, historical, biographical, and bibliographical material on Armstrong.