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An X-ray photograph of blood or lymph vessels, made by angiography.
radiogram, radiograph, x-ray imageView synonyms
- ‘Dye is injected through the catheter, and the X-ray machine takes angiograms of your heart and blood vessels.’
- ‘More noteworthy is that the superior mesenteric angiograms showed shunting of blood from the arterioles to the venous channels, bypassing the capillaries.’
- ‘An aneurysm of the brain can be detected by a special kind of X-ray called an angiogram or arteriogram.’
- ‘An angiogram uses X-rays and a contrast dye that is injected into the heart via a thin, flexible tube inserted in the arm or leg.’
- ‘A series of exams, including blood tests and angiograms, revealed that all of the subjects had a severe dysfunction of the left side of the heart.’
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