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dacryocystogram

Pronunciation: dak're-o-sis'to-gram

Definition: A radiograph of the lacrimal apparatus obtained after injection of contrast material for the purpose of determining the presence of and localizing a site of obstruction; this procedure has been largely replaced by the CT and MRI.

[dacryocyst + G. gramma, a writing]

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