Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An x-ray of one or more blood vessels following the injection of a radiopaque substance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) am X-ray photograph produced by angiography.

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  • noun medicine An X-ray image of the blood vessels gained after the injection of a radiopaque contrast medium.

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  • noun an X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance

Etymologies

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angio- + -gram

Examples

  • This distribution pattern makes it harder for doctors analyzing a common test, called an angiogram, to detect the disease in women.

    Gender Gap: The Risks Of Heart Disease For Women

  • RUSH LIMBAUGH, RADIO TALK SHOW HOST: I had an angiogram, which is a catheter treatment through the heart, and they found absolutely nothing wrong.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2010

  • And yesterday afternoon -- or yesterday morning -- I had an angiogram, which is a catheter treatment through the heart, and they found absolutely nothing wrong.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2010

  • He recommended an angiogram, which is the standard next step, and which involves threading a little tube into your heart, pumping is some dye, and taking x-rays.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Failing To Understand How Markets Work:

  • GUPTA: Before the 64-Slice CT Scanner, high-risk heart patients would have to under go a stress test or an angiogram, which is an x - ray of the blood vessels using a catheter in the vein.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2006

  • GUPTA: Before the 64-slice CT scanner, high risk heart patients would have to undergo a stress test or an angiogram, which is an x-ray of the blood vessels using a catheter in the vein.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2006

  • I needed an angiogram, which is not, as one might think, a message personally delivered by a singing cherub, but a procedure that started with a curiously smiling prep nurse shaving off the right half of my pubic hair, and then inserting a catheter into my femoral artery until it slid up into my chest.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • I needed an angiogram, which is not, as one might think, a message personally delivered by a singing cherub, but a procedure that started with a curiously smiling prep nurse shaving off the right half of my pubic hair, and then inserting a catheter into my femoral artery until it slid up into my chest.

    127 Hours

  • I needed an angiogram, which is not, as one might think, a message personally delivered by a singing cherub, but a procedure that started with a curiously smiling prep nurse shaving off the right half of my pubic hair, and then inserting a catheter into my femoral artery until it slid up into my chest.

    127 Hours

  • I needed an angiogram, which is not, as one might think, a message personally delivered by a singing cherub, but a procedure that started with a curiously smiling prep nurse shaving off the right half of my pubic hair, and then inserting a catheter into my femoral artery until it slid up into my chest.

    127 Hours

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