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Pronunciation: brong-kog′ră-fē

Definition: Radiographic examination of the tracheobronchial tree following introduction of a radiopaque material, usually an iodinated compound in a viscous suspension; rarely performed today, having been superseded by high resolution computed tomography.

[broncho- + G. graphē, a drawing]

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