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Pronunciation: nef'ro-to'mo-gram

Definition: A tomographic examination of the kidneys following the intravenous administration of contrast material for the purpose of improving demonstration of renal parenchymal abnormalities.

[nephro- + G. tomos, a cutting + gramma, a writing]

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