radiography of a joint after it has been injected with air or gas as a contrast medium; pneumoarthrography.
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Radiography of a joint after injection of air and usually a water-soluble contrast medium.
[G. pneuma, air, + arthron, joint, + graphō, to write]
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Radiographic examination of a joint following the introduction of air, with or without another contrast medium
Synonym(s): pneumoarthrography.
[G. pneuma, air, + arthron, joint, + graphō, to write]
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