Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sphygmographic tracing or pulse-curve from an artery; a sphygmogram taken from an artery.

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  • noun An X-ray of an artery after injection with a radiopaque material

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  • noun an X ray of an artery filled with a contrast medium

Etymologies

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arterio- + -gram

Examples

  • An arteriogram is an X-ray imaging test used by physicians to evaluate whether blood vessels (arteries) are narrowed, blocked, enlarged or malformed.

    Arteriogram

  • In women, typically the blood vessels that are effected, much smaller blood vessels, harder to detect by an arteriogram and then therefore the symptoms may be different as well.

    CNN Transcript Aug 11, 2004

  • A catheterization and angiogram or arteriogram is performed by passing a thin plastic tube into a blood vessel in the arm or groin which leads into the heart.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • The Framingham Heart Study reported that 50 percent of women with chest pain had little or no evidence of obstruction on arteriogram, as compared with 17 percent of men.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • The first one was something called an arteriogram, which I think has to do with -- yes.

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry In Little Rock Ar

  • They had an arteriogram, an x-ray showing the remaining blood vessels between the two brains.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • An arteriogram can help your doctor find out whether any of your arteries are blocked.

    Find Me A Cure

  • An arteriogram is an imaging test used to visualize your arteries.

    Find Me A Cure

  • If you take 100 60-year-old men with angina, only 3 of them will have that defect, and there’s no way to know without a coronary arteriogram.

    What is Health Insurance?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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