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

  • noun X-ray photography of the renal pelvises and the urinary tract in which visualization is enabled by the injection with a radiopaque contrast medium either into the bloodstream or into the ureter.

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  • noun medicine radiography of the kidney, ureter and bladder following injection of a radiopaque substance

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  • noun roentgenography of the kidney and ureters (usually after injection with a radiopaque dye)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek puelos, basin; see pyelitis + –graphy.]

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pyelo- + -graphy

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