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Pronunciation: sple'no-por-tog'ra-fe

Definition: Introduction of radiopaque material into the spleen to obtain radiographic visualization of the splenic and main portal veins of the portal circulation.

Synonym(s): splenic portal venography

[spleno- + portography]

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