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ure·tero·py·elog·ra·phy yu̇-.rēt-ə-rō-.pī-ə-'läg-rə-fē n, pl -phies X-ray photography of a renal pelvis and a ureter following the injection of a radiopaque medium

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ure·tero·py·elog·ra·phy (u-re″tər-o-pi-ə-logґrə-fe) radiography of the ureter and renal pelvis.

Ureteropyelography showing kidneys, ureters, and bladder.

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