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aortography

Pronunciation: ā′ōr-tog′ră-fē

Definition:

  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]

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