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cisternography

Pronunciation: sis'tern-og'ra-fe

Definition: The radiographic study of the basal cisterns of the brain after the subarachnoid introduction of an opaque or other contrast medium, or a radiopharmaceutical with a suitable detector.

[cisterna + G. grapho, to write]

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