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encephalography

 [en-sef″ah-log´rah-fe]
radiography demonstrating the intracranial fluid-containing spaces after the withdrawal of cerebrospinal fluid and introduction of air or other gas; it includes pneumoencephalography and ventriculography.
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en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

(en-sef-ă-log'ră-fē),
Obsolete technique of radiographic representation of the brain. See: pneumoencephalography.
[encephalo- + G. graphō, to write]
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encephalography

(ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. encephalogra·phies
Radiographic examination of the brain in which some of the cerebrospinal fluid is replaced with air or another gas that acts as a contrast medium.

en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic (-ə-lə-grăf′ĭk, -ə-lō-) adj.
en·ceph′a·lo·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy

(en-sef'ă-log'ră-fē)
Radiographic representation of the brain.
[encephalo- + G. graphō, to write]
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encephalography

Any X ray examination of the brain. In air encephalography, the cerebrospinal fluid in the brain ventricles is replaced by air. CT SCANNING and MRI have rendered this very unpleasant procedure obsolete.
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