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amniography

Pronunciation: am-nē-og′ră-fē

Definition: Radiography of the amniotic sac after the injection of radiopaque, water-soluble solution into the sac, which outlines the umbilical cord, the placenta, and the soft tissues of the fetal body; an obsolete technique.

[amnio- + G. graphō, to write]

See Also: fetography

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