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pyelography

Pronunciation: pi'e-log'ra-fe

Definition: Radiologic study of the kidney, ureters, and usually the bladder, performed with the aid of a contrast agent injected intravenously or directly through a ureteral or nephrostomy catheter, or injected percutaneously.

Synonym(s): pelviureterography, pyeloureterography, ureteropyelography

[pyelo- + G. grapho, to write]

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