Arthrography



x-ray examination of a joint following injection of a radiopaque substance.
noun
the X-ray examination of a joint after injection of a contrast medium into the joint space

arthrography ar·throg·ra·phy (är-thrŏg’rə-fē)
n.
Examination of the interior of a joint using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.
ar’thro·gram’ (är’thrə-grām’) n.

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