urogram

urogram
The radiographic record obtained by urography.

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uro·gram 'yu̇r-ə-.gram n a radiograph made by urography

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n.
an X-ray of the urinary tract or any part of it. It is usually obtained after the intravenous injection of a radiopaque substance, as in an intravenous urogram, but the contrast medium can also be introduced percutaneously or, in the case of the bladder, transurethrally (for a cystogram; see cystography).

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uro·gram (uґro-gram) a radiograph of part of the urinary tract.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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