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Angiocardiogram
xray record of the heart and great vessels that is made visible through the use of a radiopaque contrast medium
Angiogram
xray of blood vessels made visible through the use of an injected radiopaque contrast medium
Angiography
process of making an xray record of blood vessels
Arteriography
xray record of the arteries
Arthrography
xray of joint
Brachytherapy
radiation therapy in which the radioactive substance is inserted into a body cavity or organ. source of radation is located a short distance from the body being treated
Bronchogram
xray of bronchial tree that is made visible through the use of radiopaque contrast medium
Cholangiogram
xray of bile ducts
Cholecystogram
xray of gallbladder
Echography
process of using ultrasound as a diagnostic tool. record is made of the echo produced when sound waves are reflected back through tissues of different density.
Fluoroscopy
process of examining internal structures by viewing shawdows cast on a fluorescent screen after xray passes through body.
Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
Patient in awake while dye is injected through the cervix (via the vagina) to view the inside of the uterus and fallopian tubes by x-ray contrast. Commonly performed to determine patency of the fallopian tubes.
Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
xray of kidney and renal pelvis

Frequently used to diagnose renal calculi (kidney stones).
In vitro
within a glass
Lymphangiogram
xray of lymph vessels
Lymphangiography
process of making xray record of lymph vessels
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
diagnostic procedure that uses radiowaves and a magnet to analyze radiowaves and microwaves emitted by the hydrogen nuclei
Mammography
obtaining pictures of breast through xray
Myelogram
xray record of spinal cord
Radiography
process of maing xray record
Radiologist
one who specializes in radiology
Radiology
study of xrays, radioactive substances, radioactive isotopes, and ionizing radiation
Sonogram
record produced by ultrasonography
Ultrasonography
process of using ultrasound to produce a record of ultrasonic echoes as the strike tissues of different densities
Venography
xray of veins